The doctor told me about the benefits of regular exercise for seniors

to Maintain the health of seniors will help physical activity and regular exercise. The opinion was expressed by the chief pediatrician of the Ministry of health of the Russian Federation Olga Tkacheva.

According to her, physical activity reduces the risk of premature loss of muscle strength, allows you to save memory and cognitive function.

Specialist, as reported noted that physical activity helps in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease. The doctor reminded that all centenarians — people physically active.

Tkachev has also stipulated that in case the pensioner of any disease is better to consult with doctor before starting exercise.

Expert advice for older people aerobic exercise and aerobic exercise, and also walking and swimming. However, as said the doctor, physical exercise should last about 40 minutes and be regular.