There is new for older people to keep their strength up and live – carry your shopping. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) in the UK says it is for the over-65s to keep active to maintain their strength as they age. It warns that of people risk falling over or injuring themselves because they are failing to maintain their strength. Falls among the cause the vast majority of injuries. The CSP says nearly a of over-65s don't do any exercises to keep their strong. A CSP spokesperson said: "For those 65 and over, they can also include that involve stepping and jumping, like dancing, or chair aerobics."
One the CSP made to the over-65s is to carry shopping home from the supermarket. It warns against Internet shopping, noting that while it is , the rise of Internet shopping means fewer people are getting their "shopping workout". Professor Karen Middleton, chief of CSP, said: "Research shows getting stronger brings a whole of health so it is incredibly important that people don't overlook strengthening when being ." She also suggested gardening, and standing up out of a chair 10 . Professor Middleton added: "We must move past the that becoming weaker and frailer is as we get older."