Perform at least a few Balance Exercises weekly to help you maintain your balance. And did you know that as you age you lose the ability to keep your balance while doing everyday chores.
Doing these exercises every week will help you maintain your balance and help keep you from falling. Falls are a health concern for aging adults, so why not take care of the issue now? Falls can be very dangerous, even lethal. Falls can lead to broken bones which take longer to heal than they did when you were younger.
And the good news is that you can maintain your balance with the right exercises. Try our Exercise pages for simple, low-impact exercises that can be done without expensive equipment and in the comfort of your own home. No need to join an expensive gym or buy expensive equipment that will collect dust. And the minimum you should do balance exercises is weekly, but there the low-impact exercises can be done every day.
There are many factors that weigh into your ability to exercise safely. So, always discuss your plans to increase your activity level with your doctor prior to exercising. Bring your exercise plan and exercise description with you when you visit your doctor so they can access the impact to your health.