Looking for a fitness trainer? See how to choose the right one.

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Many people work with a fitness trainer to choose exercises that are right for them and to learn how to do them safely. One of the best ways to find a personal trainer is to get a referral from someone you know who has a great trainer or from your local senior center. Once you have a couple of names, here are a few questions to help you pick the right trainer.

Also, check out “Finding the Right Fitness Trainer,” a tip sheet from Go4Life®, the exercise and physical fitness campaign from the National Institute on Aging.

The information on Exercise: How to Get Started was provided by NIHSeniorHealth and developed by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) at NIH.

One Running Shoe in the Grave

“A fast-emerging body of scientific evidence points to a conclusion that’s unsettling, to say the least, for a lot of older athletes: Running can take a toll on the heart that essentially eliminates the benefits of exercise.”

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Telltale visible signs of aging may predict heart disease

“Study Highlights:

Visible signs of aging may predict your risk of heart disease.

A receding hairline, baldness, earlobe crease and yellow fatty deposits on the eyelids were among signs of aging associated with an increased risk of heart disease.”

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Older Men Who Took Vitamins Had Modest Reduction in Cancer, but Experts Can’t Say if Findings Apply to Others

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More adults walking, but less than half get recommended exercise: CDC

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Want to promote healthy aging with regular exercise? Here’s how

Here are 6 ways to make exercise and physical activity a habit


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