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Exercise and Your Heart (3)

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Silver Sneakers- A part of Medicare that may help cover gym memberships!

Be Active Your Way- Ways to add activity into your daily life.  Includes ideas for people just beginning to add physical activity and those who already are.

Exercise Stories- Read about activities that other older adults enjoy doing.

Exercise Benefits- Learn how exercise can benefit you entire body, not just your heart.

Physical Activity for Everyone- Learn how much physical activity you need and what types of activities are most beneficial.

Chair Exercises for Older Adults- Exercises you can do that don’t require walking!  A great way to begin to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine.






Manson, J. E., Greenland, P., LaCroix, A. Z., Stefanick, M. L., Mouton, C. P., Oberman, A., … Siscovick, D. S. (2002).  Walking compared with vigorous exercise for the prevention of cardiovascular events in women.  The New England Journal of Medicine, 347, 716-725.   doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa021067

Myers, J.  (2003).  Exercise and cardiovascular health.  Circulation107, 2-5.  doi: 10.1161/01.CIR.0000048890.59383.8D

Thompson, P. D., Buchner, D., Pina, I.L., Balady, G. J., Williams, M. A., Marcus, B. H., … Wenger, N.K. (2003).  Exercise and physical activity in the prevention and treatment of Artherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: A statement from the Council on Clinical Cardiology (Subcommittee of Exercise, Rehabilitation, and Prevention) and the Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism (Subcommittee on Physical Activity). Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 23, 42-49.  doi: 10.1161/01.ATV.0000089628.63625.D4



[Heart Exercising] http://www.healingtalks.com/health/the-exercise-mistake-thats-proven-to-damage-your-heart/

[Yoga] http://www.seniorhealthcaredirectory.com/ways-and-means-stay-strong

[Chair Exercises] http://ymcablast.typepad.com/ymca_blast/2009/01/index.html

[Swimming] http://healingmoves.net/physical-activity-guidelines/older-adults/

[Exercise Equipment] http://www.steadyhealth.com/articles/Exercise_and_Physical_Activity_for_Older_Adults_a1122.html



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