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Staying Fit in Your Golden Years: Best Exercises for Seniors

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Senior man jogging outside.
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Senior swimming in a pool.
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Swimming


Seniors in an aqua aerobics class.
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Aqua aerobics


Seniors in a dance class.
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Dancing


Group of seniors walking through a park.
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Walking


Elderly woman doing squats with her personal trainer.
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Strength training


Strength training class with resistance bands.
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Resistance training


Senior man stretching outside.
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Stretching


Tai chi class.
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Flexibility exercises


Senior doing exercises with a physical therapist.
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The bottom line


Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Carmen Roberts, M.S., R.D., L.D.N.

Carmen is a Registered Dietitian. In addition to writing for HealthCentral, she has spent her career working at Johns Hopkins and is also an adjunct faculty instructor for Excelsior College. Carmen has over 20 years of experience in nutritional counseling, education, writing, and program management and is a certified specialist in adult weight management. She enjoys educating her students and clients about how nutrition affects the body and its role in overall health and wellness.