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Handy Fitness Apps to Help You Stay Healthy

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Useful Tips for Seniors from Your Elder Care Specialists

Maintaining your health is just one step you can take to keep enjoying this season of life. You may not be able to move as quickly as you used to, but you can still manage your weight and increase your energy levels. Regular exercise and a healthy diet also help maintain or reduce illness. They can also ease stress and keep you out of the hospital. As an active senior, you probably have more time on your hands than when you were in the workforce full time. It is motivating to know how many steps you covered today or how many calories you burned during a morning swim.

Technology has a beautiful way of assisting us in our day-to-day life. There is even technology for seniors in the form of phone apps to monitor your physical activity, sleep patterns, and eating habits. When you need additional help to cook nutritious meals or get you out for a walk, consider the services of Home Instead Senior Care Mississauga. Our professional caregivers provide the assistance the elderly and their families need for maintaining a comfortable routine.

4 Fitness Online Resources to Motivate and Enhance Your Good Health

You can make needed changes at any age of life. Sometimes technology helps keep you on track. You might even surprise your general practitioner at your next appointment. Imagine their astonishment after you drop a few pounds and your energy increases. It can be done, and here are the apps that can help:

  1. My Fitness Pal: Use this application to keep a food journal. It holds the nutritional value of over 5 million foods in their database. Use it to monitor the food you are eating. It is easy to use and synchronizes across your phone and computer.
  2. Pocket Yoga: Feeling a little out of balance? Yoga not only helps improve your balance, but it can also increase your flexibility. No matter the skill level, receive the help of a soothing voice walking you through poses and reminding you to breathe. You do not even need access to your network. Poses are searchable, and the app contains illustrations to show you the correct posture.
  3. Fitness for Seniors: If you are looking to build strength, then this website may be good for you. It holds hundreds of blog posts and hundreds of videos to use. This site is specialized in fitness for adults over 50 years old.
  4. Blood Pressure Companion: Keep track of your blood pressure, heart rate, and weight. Impress your doctor with charts on your next visit.

Professional Senior Care to Keep Your Health on Track

Stay healthy and independent by making use of these apps. When you need personal support or companionship, a trusted and trained and trusted specialist from Home Instead Senior Care can step in to help you.

Call us at (905) 276-2273 to schedule a no-obligation in-home consultation. Learn more about the compassionate, quality home care we deliver each day to families in our Mississauga community.


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