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Otter Pups Swim Lesson

If youve spent any time watching the Zoos North American river otters or our Asian small-clawed otters, youve probably noticed that otters seem almost as home in the water as most fish. But, did you know that otters have to be taught how to swim? Otter pups arent born with any innate knowledge of how to swim or handle themselves in the water. And since otters depend on water to survive, mom has to teach her babies how to be as home in the water as they are on land. In March, Audrey, the Zoos North American river otter female, gave birth to three healthy male pups. At around 30 days old, the pups are strong enough to begin their swimming lessons although sometimes, theyre not the most enthusiastic students much like kids everywhere. But Audrey is a good mom and a patient, persistent teacher. She teaches each pup individually at first this allows her to focus her full attention on each pup and each lesson especially since its the first time the pups have been in the water. Audrey teaches the pups in stages making sure each pup is comfortable with one step before moving on to the next. Typically, Audrey eases her pup into the water, then teaches him to float. After floating comes swimming, and the pups learn how to maneuver and swim, skills that are vital to their survival as adults. Once the pup is confident as a swimmer, Audrey teaches him to dive and move underwater. Then, she teaches each pup how to dry off and stay warm after a dip in the pool. As anyone whos been

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Fitness and exercise for senior citizen

Fitness and exercise for senior citizen

Fitness and exercise are not only for children and young people. Senior citizen can gain a lot of benefits from becoming occupied in a regular program advancing fitness and exercise, and many senior citizen are doing so. practically more senior citizen are taking fitness and exercise sincerely now than in previous times.

Mall walking is a common fitness and exercise action for senior citizen. Quick walking is one of the best forms of exercise senior citizen can do for themselves. Shopping malls offer steady temperature and protection from the outside weather. If it is snowing or raining outside, you can still walk in the mall, getting all the benefits of a fitness and exercise program without having to brave unpleasant weather.

Swimming is another accepted fitness and exercise method many senior citizen get pleasure from . Swimming exercises every muscle in the body, but does not cause pain on the knees and joints. While many senior citizen enjoy swimming laps, others have incorporated water based aerobics into their fitness and exercise programs, with big results.

The baby boom generation of Americans is not getting younger, with many baby boomers now getting to the retirement age. This generation though is unlike the preceding generations. Baby boomers tend to live longer, and are more worried about health. More baby boomers watch their diets, try to watch their weight and make fitness and exercise a usual part of their lives than older Americans have in past generations. Add to that the progress made in medical treatments and these senior citizen can expect to live for a lot more years to come. Fitness and exercise will carry on to play a major role in their lives.

Naturally, fitness and exercise are not the only issue to be worried with. Diet too plays a part. A high fiber diet, with the majority carbohydrates coming from whole grains and protein coming from more lean parts of meat to minimize fat in addition contribute to health. When right diet and fitness and exercise are linked , the result ( frequently) , is a healthy person, no matter what the age. Combining fitness and exercise with correct nutrition is a winning situation for each one involved.

The author is the owner of the article fitnes and exercise for senior citizen .
The author is retired From a communication company , and enjoyes writing articles.For more information on help to seniors , visit the web site
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