Starting to Exercise Again after a Break

Vacation? Flu? Out-of-town guests? Many things can interrupt your physical activity routine, but you can start again and be successful. Here are a few ideas to help you get back on track.
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Sometimes the reason you stop exercising is temporary, and at other times it’s permanent. Here are some ways to help manage these setbacks.

Temporary Interruptions

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Permanent Interruptions

  • If your exercise buddy moves away, sign up for an exercise class at the senior center. This is a great way to meet other active people.
  • Sometimes certain health conditions may affect your ability to be active, talk to your doctor about the best activities for you to do.