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Sarcopenia Treatment: How to Manage the Symptoms

Sarcopenia can impact the quality of life and your ability to live independently as you age. It is seen as a normal part of the aging process affecting up to 10 percent of adults over the age of 50. If you have been diagnosed with sarcopenia, it’s not too late to take steps toward treating and preventing…

How to Recognize the Signs of Sarcopenia in Older Adults

Between 5-13% of people ages 60 to 70 are affected by sarcopenia. However, the number increases to 11-50% for people ages 80 and up. What exactly is this condition, and how can you recognize the signs of sarcopenia in older adults? In this guide, we’ll review everything you need to know about this condition, including causes, symptoms,…

7 Core Exercises for Seniors to Improve Strength and Balance

Exercise can work wonders for mental health. Active seniors are less likely to suffer from depression as they age. The best workout plans for seniors help improve physical resilience to reduce slip and falls. Check out these 7 core exercises for seniors that are sure to improve your overall strength and balance. 1. Chair Squats Improve…

Sarcopenia and Exercise: Why Working Out Can Help

Did you know that you start losing muscle mass at a rate of 3-5% per decade starting from age 30? If 30 seems young to begin the aging process, that’s because it is. Many people nowadays are choosing to start having children at 30. How can it also be the age when the body starts to lose its…

9 Balance Exercises for Seniors to Incorporate in Their Workouts

Three million older Americans end up in the ER to receive treatment for falls. Improving your strength and balance are ways to avoid dangerous falls. Many balance exercises are possible even if you have limited mobility, as long as they are simple moves that let you practice your balance in a safe way. Many replicate the movements you…

It’s Not Too Late: 6 Sarcopenia Prevention Tips

Old age can be full of challenges. Everything from your energy-levels and memory to overall levels of independence starts to fade. It’s no surprise that 87% of people fear getting old! Sarcopenia is one particular feature of aging that few of us look forward to. Basically, the older we get, the more our muscles start to deteriorate….

Why Women Should Strength Train

There are a number of reasons why women should strength train, though many still avoid lifting weights and focus on cardio for fear of bulking up. Others don’t know where to begin and feel intimidated to start. But women shouldn’t be afraid to lift weights. According to Juan Martinez, Holistic Strength Coach and Founder of…

Exercise, Hormones and Blood Sugar – How they All Relate

Our bodies are complex machines. And how exercise interacts with our various systems is part of an entire field of study in medicine. We don’t know everything about it, but we do know exercise has a lot to do with our metabolism, and cellular metabolism in particular. Cellular metabolism is controlled by various hormones in…

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