Several excellent guides are available for seniors who want to improve their physical condition. They include:

A 32-page illustrated manual, “ ‘Pep Up Your Life’: A Fitness Book for Mid-Life and Older Persons,” was prepared under the guidance of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports and the American Association of Retired Persons. Free copies are available from the American Association of Retired Persons, Fulfillment Department, 601 E Street N. W., Washington, DC 20036.

The National Association for Human Development has three booklets on exercises - basic, moderate, and advanced - for people 60 and older. Each costs $3 and can be purchased from the association at 1424 16th Street N. W., Washington, DC 20036.

“Senior Shape-Up,” which includes two audiotapes and a 41-page manual, is available for $36 from Yablon Enterprises, Inc., P. O. Box 7475, Steelton, PA 17113. Yablon produced the material in cooperation with Creative Fitness, Inc.

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