Exercise & Fitness
National Institute on Aging Offers Exercise Guide and Video for Seniors
The National Institute on Aging (NIA) provides an excellent exercise guide and video for seniors.
The exercise guide provides information such as sample exercises, nutritional ideas, target heart rate information, as well as activity and progress charts. This guide is free and can be ordered by calling 800-222-2225, NIH Publication No. 01-4258, or by visiting the NIA Web site.
The accompanying 48-minute video reviews the exercise program outlined in the guide and features Margaret Richard, star of PBS' Body Electric exercise show. It can be purchased by sending a check or money order of $7.00 to NIAIC, Dept. W, P.O. Box 8057, Gaithersburg, MD 20898-8057. View clips from the exercise video now.