Exercise ideas for people with mobility issues

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Using resistance bands and doing chair exercises are ways for individuals with limited mobility to get fulfill their weekly physical activity requirements. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – Physical activity is vital to overall health. The World Health Organization said limiting time spent being idle and taking advantage of opportunities to get moving – even if it’s just a little bit of exercise – can go a long way toward improving overall health. In November 2020, the WHO released new exercise guidelines for people of all ages. Adults should get between 150 and 300 minutes a week of moderate to vigorous aerobic activity, and that suggestion includes older adults and those with chronic conditions or disabilities. Individuals with limited mobility due to age or preexisting medical conditions may wonder how they can meet the guidelines for exercise. Those with chronic pain or illness sometimes find that exercising for more than a few minutes can be chal
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