IS THE ANSWER … DUMBBELLS?
It seems that the government regulations on physical fitness have found that the old-governmental-wives’-tale of one half-hour of fitness training three-or-four times a week is not the only way to assist one to make inroads into improving one’s health.
The new standard… 10-minutes-at-a-time exercising… can allow one to see noticeable improvements in health.
LIVESTRONG has many fitness articles that try to assist senior citizens in becoming more knowledgeable about ways to achieve strength training.
One of their video/articles involves dumbbell training- Dumbbell Exercises for Seniors.
Men’s Health also recently ran a series/ chart for explaining easy exercises with dumbbells.
If you are looking for a new and interesting twist to strength-training over the winter… you might want to check them out.
Written for Health in Retirement.