It’s no joke: as we get older, we aren’t quite as flexible or fast as we used to be. Whether at the gym or on the running path, there’s nothing quite like exercising while aging to underscore you’re getting older. If you’re in your 50s or 60s, or even older, you can’t expect your old exercise routines to be optimal for your current body. Fitness professionals have advice for you to reconfigure your activities in order to minimize injury and maximize your potential. Whether it’s stretching for longer or amping up on weights over cardio, you’re best off listening to your body- and the experts- and rethinking the optimal workout for your current age. So, fill that water bottle and read more Here. And if your weight has climbed as your age has advanced, you may think exercising is no longer advisable- but recent research shows the opposite: even moderate exercise for obese seniors can significantly reduce the risk of immobility which could threaten your independence and well being. Take a look at this recent research Here.