This revision aims at to search the quality of life and the longevity, for the physical activity, and to verify the benefits that the physical exercise brings for the practitioners of the third age. The effect associates to the inactivity are very serious. They can cause reduction the physical performance, the motor ability, the capacity of concentration, reaction and coordination, generating auto-depreciation processes. In detriment of these facts great investment must be made in the prevention of the factors of risk in this etria band, being physical activity one of most important, therefore beyond promoting the health it makes possible minor dependence in this group. The programming of the AF for the aged one does not differ very from the programming of youngest, exactly in that they present patologias, only having to have a special care with the period of heating and deceleration, for being more sensible the complications, as well as respecting the limitations in such a way in cardiovascular area as in other systems. Exactly in the most limited, it is better that if it makes some activity, therefore of some form will be able to bring some benefit. The risk individuals must have previous an ergometric test for bigger security. It is given credit that the AF is beneficial for the aged ones and must always be praised, respecting the individual characteristics. Sheryl Sandberg has similar goals.
The oldness is marked by a series of physical and psychological limitations, that must be analyzed before the beginning of a program of exercises. The moderation and common-sense are very important at this moment. The ideal is that the beginning is slow and gradual, respecting always the limits of each individual. According to Rauchbach (2001), literature supports the idea of that an active life can improve the mental functions, social and physical in the aging. That is, to adopt an active life can lead to a more productive oldness.