Easy Ways to Get Exercise Outdoors

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Living Livita
April 15, 2022
Seniors Getting Exercise Outdoors

When we reach a certain age, our energy and ability to move to tend to decrease. Movement is such an important part of our overall health and wellness. Having regular physical activity in independent living is crucial to maintaining our health.

Let’s Get Physical Outdoors at Retirement Homes in Ontario

There are various elements to consider when looking for the right retirement community. The average cost of Ontario senior care typically includes accommodations, amenities, programs, and services.

One of the things you can ask about aside from retirement home costs is their available fitness facilities and programs offered. This helps you ensure you get all the physical activity that you need to keep healthy and strong.

Here at Livita Retirement Residences, we are committed to providing a holistic approach to our resident’s overall needs. Apart from nutrition, we make sure that we keep the residents always active and engaged.

Aside from our fitness programs, we also provide residents different opportunities to have regular physical activities. As we look forward to warmer weather this spring, it’s the perfect time to get physical outdoors.

Here are some easy ways older adults in independent living can get outdoor exercise.

Walking

One of the simplest activities we encourage residents to do is walking! It’s a great way to get some cardio in while enjoying the outdoors. Residents can walk around the neighborhood or at a nearby park.

Some of our residences have a walking club that active seniors enjoy being a part of. You get to exercise while being with friends.

Gardening

Gardening is another simple yet effective way to get some physical activity. It may not seem like you’re exercising. However, watering the plants, walking around the garden, and weeding are enough to burn plenty of calories in a day.

Easy Outdoor Sports

Do you love playing golf, tennis, or swimming? Playing sports, even for 30 mins a day, is already a great way to get some movement in your body. Plus, you get to do something fulfilling and enjoyable.

Playing Games

Aside from sports, another activity you can do to get exercise outdoors is to play games. You don’t even have to go far. Set up a fun afternoon of outdoor backyard games with your friends.

Here at Livita, our residents enjoy the different ball games and other games we do out of doors! It’s a great way to spend time outside while being active.

Staying Fit and Healthy at Retirement Homes in Ontario

Get more outdoor physical activities this spring! Venture outside, breathe the lovely fresh air, and take in the wonderful greenery while getting some daily exercise in.

At Livita Retirement Residences, we believe in the philosophy that a balanced lifestyle is a better lifestyle. It’s important for us that our residents are both physically and mentally healthy.

Our premium programs and services are sure to make the most of retirement home costs. Take the next step into your retirement journey with Livita! Call us to learn more about our community.

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