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Myth: There’s no point to exercising. I’m going to get old anyway.

Fact: Exercise and strength training helps you look and feel younger and stay active longer. Regular physical activity lowers your risk for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes and high blood pressure.

Myth: Older people shouldn’t exercise. They should save their strength and rest.

Fact: Research shows that a sedentary lifestyle leads to more hospitalizations, doctor visits and use of medicines for illness.

Myth: Exercise puts me at risk for falling down.

Fact: Regular exercise, by building strength and stamina, prevents loss of bone mass and improves balance, actually reducing your risk of falling!

My favorite day of the week to exercise is always tomorrow!