More more, age better

Being physically active and staying fit and healthy will help you to get the most out of life, whatever your age. Despite these benefits of regular exercise, only 17.2% of those aged over 65 are meeting the physical activity guidelines.

We want to change that.

DISCOUNTED EXERCISE CLASSES

Thanks to the Australian Government, we're offering discounted exercise classes

EXERCISING WITH CHRONIC CONDITIONS

Living with a chronic condition like heart disease? Find out how to exercise right for your needs.

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70%

OBESITY

7 in 10 older people are overweight or obese

20%

DISABILITY

1 in 5 Australians aged 65 and over experienced disability that limits activity

87%

CHRONIC DISEASE

Almost 9 out of 10 people aged 65 and over have at least 1 chronic condition

17%

EXERCISE

Only 17.2% of older Australians meet the physical activity guidelines

Exercise can help

If you want to learn how to Exercise Right for your needs, talk to your local Accredited Exercise Physiologist. They are allied health professionals who are specially qualified to prescribe exercise for those living with injuries, pain or chronic illness.

Being active throughout your life is the best way to maintain health, well-being and quality of life. It can help to:

  • Prevent & manage chronic conditions
  • Stay socially connected
  • Stay independent
  • Maintain brain function and memory
  • Reduce risk of falls
  • Improve balance
Find out how to Exercise Right for your stage of life

Where to get more information

We have a range of factsheets for exercising with a range of conditions conditions, including arthritis and heart disease. For more support, talk to your GP or get in touch with your local Accredited Exercise Physiologist.

Find an Accredited Exercise Physiologist near you!