Looking to take advantage of warmer temperatures and longer days? If you are a senior in a fitness rut and you are looking for more fun in the sun, don’t miss this quick spring fitness guide:
Spring-Inspired Fitness Ideas
While you may feel like a rock climbing or surfing adventure is out of the picture at your age, there are still loads of outdoor activities that are fun and can help you stay in shape including:
Hiking – not only has walking in nature been shown to boost moods and alleviate stress, the very nature of hiking offers several health benefits for seniors. Hiking over uneven terrain exercises your strength, coordination, and agility skills. It also can burn over 400 calories in one hour, and serve as a fun social activity in which to interact with friends.
Outdoor Yoga – connect with the fresh air, sights, and sounds of vibrant spring scenery with an outdoor yoga session in a nearby park. Yoga practice continues to prove to be a key instrument in promoting senior longevity, improving flexibility, strength, and breath control. [Read more…]