Updated: 03/04/2019 3:41 PM | Print Story |  Email

Exercise and Aging

Certified personal trainer, Karen Marcouiller specializes in working with men and women who are 50 and older -- helping them to live their best lives.  She stopped by with some approachable exercise moves you can fit into your routine no matter your age.

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Benefits of Exercise:
- Increases strength, coordination, balance  and ease of everyday movements
- Increases bone density
- Reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack
- Improves cognitive function and reduces the risk of getting dementia
- Delays the onset, prevents or improves the symptoms some diseases, heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, colon cancer, arthritis
- Improves confidence
- Reduces or eliminates symptoms of depression and anxiety
- Increases immunity
- Increases longevity

Simple Exercises:
1.    Squat with medicine ball (or lunge) holding onto something for support if necessary
This move helps with upper body strength

2.    Row with a Band
This move helps with your posture

3.    Plank with a Chair
This move helps strengthens your core