Improve your ability to do everyday activities and your mental health with 10-minute strength training exercise routines for seniors. Build strength and balance at any age—just 10 minutes at a time.
10-MINUTE STRENGTH TRAINING EXERCISES FOR SENIORS
Exercises and Routines to Build Muscle, Balance, and Stamina
by Ed Deboo
Callisto Publishing/Sourcebooks, March 2024
Staying strong and flexible becomes even more important as we age. This guide to exercise for seniors makes it easy to stay in motion with short and simple exercises you can do anytime and anywhere. Featuring step-by-step instructions and helpful illustrations, you’ll learn how to build muscle mass, improve bone density, and feel great in only 10 minutes per day.
A 3-part plan—Start with the principles of strength training before diving into 40 individual exercises, then put it all together with 25 combined routines that help you target every muscle group.
No equipment required—Get strong at home with bodyweight exercises such as squats, lunges, and push-ups, along with moves that can be done with items you have on hand like soup cans and gallon jugs.
Boost overall well-being—Discover how getting active gives you the confidence and independence to stick with your favorite activities, and build endurance for new adventures.
Ed Deboo, PT, is a physical therapist with over 29 years of clinical experience. He is also a co-owner of Integrative Physical Therapy in Bellingham, WA, a Level 1 Certified Sports Coach, and Bone Fit USA Certified to work with clients with low bone density.