Elderly take up ice skating to keep fit

Ice skating for the more mature, might not be the first thing you think about as a new hobby, but it's been launched as a new way to keep the over fifties in shape.

A group of pensioners took the ice today, and were cheered on by fitness guru Rosemary Conley, who became a fan of skating on ITV's Dancing on Ice.

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Elderly Encouraged To Ice Skate

For the first time ever in the UK a project aimed at getting elderly people involved in ice skating has been launched.