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4 Ways to Have Fun While You Exercise

Senior Care in Crawfordville FL

For some people, fun and exercise just don’t belong in the same sentence. The thing is, exercise can be really fun, but sometimes you have to seek out the fun part of it. Try some of these ways to Senior-Care-in-Crawfordville-FLadd some fun to your exercise routine and see if they help you learn to love moving more.

Dance Like No One Is Watching

You’ve heard the phrase before, but did you know that it can lead to one heck of a workout? Turning on your favorite music and just dancing your heart out can get your heart rate up, your blood flowing, and burn off some calories. It’s also a great way to get all those benefits without having to get into special clothing or go anywhere specific. You can even have spontaneous dance parties with your elderly loved one.

Take a Class

Have you seen something interesting that you’d like to try? Plenty of gyms offer courses such as parkour or other types of physical lessons that aren’t something you’ll learn in your living room. Take a few different types of classes to see if you find a new activity that really speaks to you.

Play with Kids and Pets

Kids and pets are great at wearing adults out. Play a round or two of tag or kickball in the backyard or get your throwing arm in shape by playing fetch with the dog. Both pets and kids will enjoy the extra activity and you can have plenty of fun while you’re at it.

Catch up with Your Friends

Another way to distract yourself from exercise and to have a good time is to work out with friends. Make it a regular habit to take a morning or evening walk with a friend or set up a time where you trade out going to each other’s houses to try the latest exercise video. No matter what you do, you’ll be able to spend time together while you’re exercising.

If you still find the need to hit the gym for a longer workout, definitely do it. Schedule gym time for when your loved one’s senior care providers or another family member are available so you can really get into your workout.

If you or an aging loved one are considering senior care in Crawfordville, FL, please call the caring staff at Hopewell In-Home Senior Care today at 850-386-5552. Providing Senior Care Services in North Florida.

Brian Moran, RN, Marketing Director, Partner

Marketing Director, Partner at Hopewell In-Home Senior Care
Brian Moran, RN is both a Partner and Director of Marketing for Hopewell In-Home Senior Care. Brian has worked at the Bellevue Hospital in NYC, Tallahassee Community Hospital, Select Specialty Hospital and has over 12 years’ experience as a home health care nurse at American Home Patient. Since joining Hopewell In-Home Senior Care in 2008, Brian has used his knowledge of health care and local resources to help seniors in Tallahassee, FL navigate the medical resource maze. His goal is to assist seniors and their families by increasing awareness, affordability and quality of in-home caregiver services for those who wish to age in place.