Lewis County Senior Health and Fitness Classes: The benefits of Exercise for Seniors
February 17, 2022
As we age, regular exercise is more important than ever for our body and mind!
Exercise helps us maintain or lose weight. As metabolism naturally slows with age, maintaining a healthy weight is a challenge. Exercise helps increase metabolism and builds muscle mass, helping to burn more calories. When our body reaches a healthy weight, our overall wellness will improve.
Exercise reduces the impact of illness and chronic disease. Among the many benefits include improved immune function, better heart health and blood pressure, better bone density, and better digestive functioning.
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