Stay fit as you age

As you age, you may hear excuses from your peers regarding exercise, such as “I’m too old for exercise,” or “I must save the little strength and energy I have left.” Maybe you have even found yourself using some of these excuses. However, these are just a few myths associated with exercise and aging. Staying active as you grow older is important to your overall health and wellness, and can even help reverse symptoms of aging. Exercising on a regular basis can improve your mind, mood, memory, and sleeping patterns, while also boosting your energy and managing or correcting symptoms of pain and illness. Here are some tips you can follow for developing and maintaining an exercise plan well into your later years.