A 39-year-old member asked:
Docs, what's a good exercise program for seniors interested in weight loss and general fitness?
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Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Walk: A good exercise program for seniors is walking. Start slow in distance and pace and gradually increase both over a period of weeks to avoid overuse injuries.Remember to stretch hamstrings, quads, and calf muscles before and after u walk. Adding some basic sit- ups and push-ups to this will add core and upper body strength. Best of Luck!
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Last updated Apr 24, 2015
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