Fitness Tip #1
Too overweight to exercise? "According to You: The Owner's Manual" by Michael F. Roizen, M.D. and Mehmet C. Oz, M.D. "Saying you're too overweight to exercise is like saying you're too skinny to eat." If you have medical conditions you should talk to your doctor before starting any exercise program. Once you have the ok don't be afraid to start small and if you want to live longer start today.
Fitness Tip #2
Over doing it is the most common mistake made by new exercisers. The 10 percent rule can help prevent this. Beginners can increase their walking or running by about 10% from one week to the next. Doing so will also decrease your chances of injury. Source: Fitness Walking by Therese Iknolan
Fitness Tip #3
The long and the short of it: A moderate amount of physical activity, preferably performed daily can lead to significant health benefits for older adults. Longer sessions of moderately intense exercises such as walking or swimming or shorter sessions consisting of more intense activities such as stair climbing or speed walking are equally beneficial.
For more Fitness information, visit The American Heart Association