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Easy ways to exercise at home

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A physical therapist can help you develop a home exercise program.

Lower the barriers that are keeping you from exercising. All it takes is two 10-minute sessions per day to feel better.

If going for a walk or working out at a gym isn't your style, you can still fit an exercise routine into your day. "Exercising at home is much easier than people think. A simple routine can improve your quality of life and stop the decline in muscle mass that happens with aging," says Elissa Huber-Anderson, a physical therapist at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General Hospital.

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