Page 42 - March 2021 Hustle Mama Magazine
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Making Fitness Fun
The solution to staying fit and healthy as you mature is to guarantee you enjoy exercising. While it gives many incredible gains, let’s face it, exercise isn’t always fun to do. This is very true when you’re older, and your joints ache more than they used to.
If you find it hard to motivate yourself to exercise, here, we’ll look at some of the ways you can make it more fun.
Look into Exercise Classes for Seniors
If you find working out by yourself a little too tedious, why not look into exercise classes for seniors? There are many various types of groups out there, including swimming, aqua aerobics, and yoga.
When you attend a class, you’ll be surrounded by other seniors. This helps to combat the effects of loneliness, as well as helping you to get fit. You may even find you start to look forward to your group classes each week.
The great thing about classes specifically for seniors is that you know the exercises will be tailored to suit you. Instructors also tend to make their lessons more fun, ensuring you come back for more.
Organized Activities
 As well as exercise classes, you could also partake in organized activities. This could include walking, orienteering, and even day trips. These activities aren’t something you do every week, which makes them more exciting.
You’ll find a lot of meetup groups for seniors which focus on exercise. Even just going on an organized day trip can help, as you’ll be walking around more than if you were sat at home.

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