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Here at Lifestyle Home Services we believe it’s never too early or too late to start exercising!
Getting regular exercise helps you to stay fit and also has tremendous health benefits.
I recently heard about an American Woman, Gladys “Gladyator” Burrill, who is living proof that it is never to late to enjoy the benefits of exercise
Gladys Burrill earned the nickname ‘Gladyator’ after she successfully completed the Honolulu Marathon in 2010 at the ripe old age of 92!
Gladys walked and jogged the better half of the 42 kilometer course and finished at the amazing time of 9 hours and 53 minutes.
Gladys’s passion for running began when she was 86 and since then she has completed the Honolulu marathon five times and walked a total of 400 kilometers!
Whilst Gladys’s approach to exercise may be a little extreme there are alternative ways of staying fit and plenty of senior-friendly activities available to try.
Fitness centers and gyms now run classes that cater to the needs of the elderly across Australia. Lawn bowls, aquatic aerobics and walking are just a few of the sports more and more older people are taking part in.
Aquatic aerobics and other water based sports, like swimming, are highly recommended for older people as they ease tension in the joints and tendons compared to higher impact activities.
Before starting any form of exercise please remember to consult your Doctor to assess your current physical well-being and give you the right fitness plan.
At Lifestyle Home Services we support many of our clients to keep up with a regular fitness regime as part of their aged care support. Sometimes this means our staff help by going for a walk with the client or driving them to a fitness class. We also have some our staff trained in allied health assistance which means they can support a person with a physiotherapy regime under the guidance of the client’s physiotherapist.
Contact Lifestyle Home Services today to see how we can support you with your fitness goals.
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