Start by doing small amounts of exercise several times each day.

Stand up from your chair 3 to 4 times in row before each meal or 1 or 2 times during each television commercial break.

Rise up on your toes 5 times after you brush your teeth.

Take a short walk in the house each time you leave the restroom.

Lift soup cans up to shoulder level 5 to 10 times before each meal.


Add a few more steps to your walks every few days.

Add a few repetitions to your strengthening exercises each week.

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