It’s no secret that daily exercise is something that will help you stay fit, active, flexible, and in better health. But when it comes to the type of workout you choose to do, you might benefit from opting to exercise in a group setting versus on your own.
Why Workout in a Group?
According to Nurse Next Door, seniors benefit from exercising in groups because we’re such social creatures as human beings. Think about it for a second. Do you tend to get bored doing workouts at home in front of the TV? Wouldn’t it be more enjoyable to take a walk with your friends or to head to your local senior center to take an aerobics, Zumba, or yoga class?
Exercising with others is such a great way to stay connected and avoid loneliness as a senior, plus, you’ll likely find that these types of workouts are a lot of fun, which will make you much more likely to stick to a good fitness routine.
All in all, there are really no downsides to exercising with a group!
Do you do group exercise? Leave us a comment and let us know.
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