I recently read an article by an active senior who said that little children’s “work” is to play, but seniors play is a bit of work. What she meant is that as we age we need to discipline ourselves to stay active. Even activities that are engaging and fun take some discipline, but as we age, we need to present our bodies and take part in activities that make us move to stay as fit as possible. This article on water aerobics at livestrong.com will convince you of the inherent benefits of exercising under water. For those with limited mobility water exercise is a boon because of the low impact involved, but it is healthy and strenuous exercise for all if done enthusiastically.
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