The top low-impact exercises for seniors

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Benefits of low-impact exercises - From developing better balance and coordination to an improved immune response low-impact exercises are extremely beneficial.

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Integrating mindfulness into exercise - Mindfulness while working out can help you improve both physically and emotionally.

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Nutritional considerations - Be sure to eat balanced meals at defined intervals each day to help improve your workout regimen.

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Pilates - Pilates is a set of low-impact exercises designed to improve flexibility, posture, and physical strength.

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Yoga - Without putting any impact on your joints, yoga still can give you a full body workout and helps reduce anxiety, chronic pain, and even stress.

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Walking - If you allow yourself to remain mindful during the walk, it can be a great opportunity to think through life and what you enjoy.

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Swimming - Swimming is a great way to build muscles, and the cardio component helps lungs and positive body function.

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Cycling with a stationary bike - Cycling provides a great cardiovascular workout, and builds muscles as well as improves mobility and stamina.

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Weight training - Light resistance bands and free weights can help combat loss of muscle mass (sarcopenia).

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Seated leg lifts - This senior-friendly exercise aids in improving lower body strength, which helps with daily activities like getting up from sitting in a chair.

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Standing push-ups - Standing push-ups help tone your arms and muscles.

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Gentle neck stretches - Stretching loosens muscles and improves overall flexibility. Often, stiffness in seniors is common. 

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Chair squats - To help reduce the risk of a fall, it's crucial to strengthen your leg muscles to stabilize you.

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Arm circles - Having flexibility and strength in your shoulders is important for completing everyday activities like getting dressed or reaching something higher up. 

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Seated marching - This is an easy and effective way to improve your body’s circulation.

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Leg lifts - Leg lifts are an excellent way to strengthen many areas at once including the quadriceps, hamstrings, and glutes.

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Elliptical training - Training on an elliptical allows you to increase your heart rate and cardiovascular health while remaining gentle on your bones and joints.

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Balance exercises (heel-to-toe walk) - Another great way to improve balance and minimize the risk of falls is to do heel-to-toe walk exercises.

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