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Exercise for your age group: 50s - 70s

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50s

Squats, step-ups, and leg extensions three times a week will build up the muscles around your joints and ward off pain caused by osteoarthritis. Try t'ai chi to utilise your body's full range of motion.

60s

Why not join a t'ai chi class? It's a gentle yet excellent way to keep your joints supple and your mind alert. Swimming is also good. Keep muscles strong with light weights too.

70s

Carry on doing as much as you can. If you've always run then you may feel you're still able to do so. Otherwise, walking as much as possible is great as it's weight bearing and keeps your muscles strong.

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THis is an interesting page. But more information needed for the higher 70 and 80 age groups. Motivation is prime. Input is vital. Vitality comes with review of habits and change of age. Factual information and ongoing regard concerning ageing process; what to expect, is "change" of mental, emotion, physical and spiritual recognised, if so by whom and where. Ongoing experiment via e-mail input and observation? Who is studying Ageism, Ageing and the process of age change?

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