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Examples of Aerobic and Muscle- Strengthening Physical Activities for Older Adults The intensity of these activities can be either relatively moderate or relatively vigorous, depending on an older adult’s level of fitness. Aerobic Muscle-Strengthening Walking Dancing Swimming Water aerobics Jogging Aerobic exercise classes Bicycle riding (stationary or on a path) Some activities of gardening, such as raking and pushing a lawn mower Tennis Golf (without a cart) Exercises using exercise bands, weight machines, hand-held weights Calisthenic exercises (body weight provides resistance to movement) Digging, lifting, and carrying as
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Unformatted text preview: part of gardening Carrying groceries Some yoga exercises Some tai chi exercises Key Messages for People With Chronic Medical Conditions Adults with chronic conditions obtain important health benefits from regular physical activity. When adults with chronic conditions do activity according to their abilities, physical activity is safe. Adults with chronic conditions should be under the care of health-care providers. People with chronic conditions and symptoms should consult their health-care providers about the types and amounts of activity appropriate for them....
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