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Fact or Fiction: Low-impact Exercises for Seniors
by Staff
Exercise can be very beneficial at any age, and seniors are no exception. A good low-impact exercise routine improves balance and prevents injury while increasing strength and endurance. Think you're savvy when it comes to your low-impact exercise routine? Work out your know-how with our quiz!

When you're starting a new workout routine, keep in mind the old motto, "No pain, no gain."

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Walking is one of the best low-impact cardiovascular exercises for seniors.

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Seniors should avoid weight training since it can be too intense for their bones and joints.

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If you didn't exercise during middle age, it's too late to start as a senior.

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Strength training can improve blood pressure.

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Most seniors aren't flexible enough to practice yoga.

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Running is a great low-impact way to improve your cardiovascular and muscle strength.

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You must know how to swim to participate in water aerobics.

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Cycling is a high-impact exercise that's not recommended for seniors.

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Golf can be a great workout for your entire body.

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