Physical activity is not without risk, but for most people the benefits outweigh the risks. However, some people are at higher risk of complications relating to physical activity. This is especially important for people with congestive heart failure or limited mobility and for older adults. Follow the links below to learn about the special considerations that these individuals should take.
Even with special considerations, you may still be able to be physically active if you get clearance from your doctor, follow your doctor’s guidelines and communicate with him or her about how you are doing.
Physical Activity for People with Congestive Heart Failure (CHF)
Physical Activity for Older Adults
Physical Activity with Limited Mobility