Almost anyone, at any age, can exercise safely.
Consult a health professional if you are unsure about the types and amounts of physical activity most appropriate for you.
Regular physical activity has many benefits.
This includes improving fitness levels and self esteem, reducing the effects of stress, and increasing energy which contributes to positive mental health.
Look for ways to reduce time sitting and increase time moving.
Federal guidelines recommend 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity a week for adults.
Remember the FITT Principle" Frequency-Intensity-Time-Type.
Endurance exercises increase your breathing and heart rate (i.e. walking swimming).
Strength exercises make your muscles stronger (i.e. lifting weights, using a resistance band)