Which types of exercise are best for seniors?

The type of exercise will depend on the individuals.  Some seniors have been exercising all their lives and are able to complete different varieties of exercise without issue.  On the other side, some seniors have never taken part in exercise and are just starting. 

First, we must see what level the individual is at.  Second, we must construct a program that will help give the individual benefits from balance/stability training, and core training.  These two styles of exercise may be all they need.  Others may be able to take part in some anaerobic and aerobic training but this will depend on their current fitness level.

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