What is the best exercise activity for a 65 year old?
Older adults should do at least 2.5 to 5 hours of moderate-intensity aerobic activity a week, ideally spread out over several days. Moderate-intensity aerobic activity includes brisk walking, cycling, swimming, dancing and nature walks.
What is the best exercise for over 60s?
Examples of moderate intensity activities include:
- walking for health.
- water aerobics.
- riding a bike.
- dance for fitness.
- doubles tennis.
- pushing a lawn mower.
What exercise should a 70 year old woman do?
Seniors 65 and older should get at least 2.5 hours of moderate aerobic exercise (such as brisk walking) every week. That averages out to about 30 minutes on most days of the week. Or you should get 1 hour and 15 minutes of vigorous exercise (such as jogging) each week.