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.
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7 in 10 older people are overweight or obese
1 in 5 Australians aged 65 and over experienced disability that limits activity
Almost 9 out of 10 people aged 65 and over have at least 1 chronic condition
Only 17.2% of older Australians meet the physical activity guidelines
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:
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.