Exertion Without Excursion
Regular physical activity is important for the health and mental well-being of people 50 and older — exercise boosts energy, strengthens the heart, and helps older folks manage illness or pain as well as weight. Here's more good news: Maintaining a gym membership is not essential to staying fit. There are numerous fitness apps, websites, DVDs and other easily accessible information that show you how to get in shape while in the comfort of your own home or outdoors. Here's a look at some of our favorites.