A recent article posted on the BBC News website stated:

Too many of us are neglecting to do exercises for strong muscles and bones, says Public Health England.

It’s launched a new report giving advice on how people can age better by doing the right workouts.

While the message about doing aerobic exercise for a healthy heart and lungs is getting through, people are less clear about the need to look after their overall strength too, it says.

We should all be doing strengthening exercises at least twice a week.

Lifting weights is one option, but taking up tennis or dancing also works, says PHE and the Centre for Ageing Better. Yoga, Tai Chi and cycling are also somewhat good for bones, muscles and balance.

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Oriam offers a wide range of strength based activity through our group exercise timetable. Click here to view our timetable and for more information about the classes.