Working Out At-Home
While many gyms and rec centers remain closed, seniors throughout the United States are looking for ways to stay healthy at home. While taking walks outside can be a great form of exercising, if you are looking for ways to stay healthy and stay home, it might be a little challenging.
Here are a few exercises from Hackensack Meridian Health that can be done while watching your favorite television show or outside in your backyard enjoying the fresh air.
Stretch out your upper body – Stand with feet hip-width apart, extend arms overhead interlacing fingers. Gently lean to the left, hold for 20 seconds. Return to center and repeat on the other side. This can also be done from a sitting position.