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Choose health, be active – a physical guide for older Australians

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Publication date: 
March 2009
Publication type: 
Brochure
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

This booklet includes:

  • is this booklet for me?
  • why is physical activity important?
  • physical activity recommendations for older Australians
  • excuses and how to overcome them
  • what sort of physical activity should I be doing
  • some ideas to keep you moving
  • getting started – making a plan
  • making it easier
  • overcoming setbacks
  • monthly activity planner
  • coping with chronic health problems
  • making sure your activities are safe
  • kettle exercises
  • TV exercises
  • stretching and balance exercises
  • balancing activities with healthy eating.