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Benefits of Cardio Exercises for Seniors

Cardio exercises are one of the most important core activities you can do to help keep your heart, body, and mind healthy. Your cardiovascular system is the “freeway” of a healthy life and making sure we keep it running in top shape should be a priority when implementing a weekly exercise regimen.


This week we wanted to share some of the health benefits of cardio exercises and why getting your heart rate up a few times a week is one of the best things you can do for your mind and body.

two seniors doing cardio on a treadmil

In This Episode You Will Learn:

1). Meredith shares the definition of what is a true cardio exercise and some examples of common cardio-based activities.


2). The differences in doing cardio-based exercises as we age and why it’s important to know how this affects your body and mind.

3). How cardio exercises directly affect your cardiovascular health and the system that is in charge of delivering blood, oxygen, and all of the other important ingredients around your body to function properly.

4). Why cardio is beneficial in helping diseases like diabetes and how it can help improve one’s situation in a natural way.

5). Why doing cardio exercises regularly will not only help your body internally but also helps you control stress so you can live a longer, healthier life.


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Originally published May 16, 2023

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