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How to Ensure You Are Exercising Safely

Here are some things you can do to make sure you are exercising safely:

 

  • Start slowly, especially if you havenít been active for a long time. Little by little build up your activities and how hard you work at them.

  • Donít hold your breath during strength exercises. That could cause changes in your blood pressure. It may seem strange at first, but the rule is to breathe out as you lift something; breathe in as you relax.

  • Use safety equipment. For example, wear a helmet for bike riding or the right shoes for walking or jogging.

  • Unless your doctor has asked you to limit fluids, be sure to drink plenty when you are doing activities. Many older adults donít feel thirsty even if their body needs fluids.

  • Always bend forward from the hips, not the waist. If you keep your back straight, youíre probably bending the right way. If your back ďhumps,Ē thatís probably wrong.

  • Warm up your muscles before you stretch. Try walking and light arm pumping first.

Exercise should not hurt or make you feel really tired. You might feel some soreness, a little discomfort, or a bit weary, but you should not feel pain. In fact, in many ways, being active will probably make you feel better.

Source: National Institute on Aging

 

Part 1: Exercise For Life

Part 2: Four Ways to Keep Active

Part 3: Safety Tips for Exercise

 
 
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