Staying active in older age

Practical health and exercise advice for people aged 60 and over on staying active, even in isolation, from researchers at the University of Bath

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  • Week 3: How much are you sitting?

    Hello! We hope you have had a good week and have managed to get into a routine of daily exercise at home. You should now have a set of exercises from the blog that will help you improve your strength,...

  • Week 2: Let’s keep moving

    Welcome back! We hope you have had a good week and have managed to start fitting some home exercising into your daily routine. The exercises described in Week 1 focused on your lower body strength and improving balance. In week...

  • Week 1: Let’s get moving

    Before starting any exercise, it's really important that everyone stays safe. If you haven’t done much physical activity for a while, begin at a low intensity to make sure you don’t injure or overly tire yourself. If you don’t feel...

  • Adjusting to new realities

    Hello and welcome to this new blog from the REtirement in ACTion (REACT) study team https://www.thereactstudy.com/. Our research is all about older people and physical activity, and we want to use this blog as a space to provide regular practical...