Modest Intensity Exercise And Games for Older People

Exercise for old

It is seen that at least five to six hours a week of modest intensity exercise gives significant health benefits for older people who are over the age of 60 years. It is said by a group of experts found in a recent research. Some of the exercises like easy walking, slow moving and dancing, leisurely sports that are comfortable to do for them, like household chores and other modest intensity exercises may be nearly as good and effective as moderate as well as vigorous exercises for the purpose of old adults.  

Workout for Old People

The researchers have analyzed data from 2003 to 2006 for older people, who have participated in modest intensity exercises and games for at least 300 minutes seen 18 percent healthier overall than that of other people. The research also showed that these people have smaller waist in shape, very good insulin rates, and more likely to have chronic illnesses. The research found that promoting moderate intensity exercise to older people; we should consider the benefits and essentiality of engaging in movement based behaviors in the time the moment arises.

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Kabbyik Mitra is a Content Developer & Technical Writer, the owner of He had started the blog pertaining to health and wellness in 2013, and previously worked for different online platforms on a freelance basis and worked for various organizations. An Indian native, Kabbyik has more than 6-year of experience in journalism and bilingual communications, including health and tech magazines, online writing, proofreading and editing for both national as well as international publications of repute. Kabbyik holds an MBA in Marketing & Financial Management from the Manipal, Sikkim University, India, where he studied as a full-timer. In addition, he is a certified science communicator and writer from Indian Science News Association, completed full-time 6-month training program on science communication and media practice. Kabbyik’s favorite book is An Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of Nation.

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