Having outdoor furniture to rest on is an ideal way for seniors to keep up their gardening habits. As you become older it is more difficult to keep up the amount of exercise you need to do to stay healthy and keep your muscle tone good. The trouble is that the less you do, the less you are able to do and the less you feel like trying to do it. That’s because once you stop it is not long before you become weaker – and the weaker you are the harder it is to enjoy exercise.
Benefits of gardening
It’s important to fight this feeling and keep on exercising and one way to do it is to have a garden you enjoy working in. Gardening is great exercise with gentle bending and lifting and the benefits of fresh air and sunshine. Many seniors get a great deal of pleasure from their gardens, but others find it more difficult to spend time working in the garden because they get tired and need to rest. Then once inside, they can’t be bothered going back out.Read More