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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…

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…

Senior Fitness: 5 Tips for Working out Safely

According to the World Health Organization, seniors should do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activities or 75 minutes of intense exercising per week. Getting the maximum benefit out of your your workouts meanings doing your exercises safely. The goal is to improve the state of your body, not to hurt it. We have come…

7 Powerful Benefits of Strength Training for Seniors

By 2030, all baby boomers will be 65 or older. For the first time in U.S. history, seniors will outnumber children.  Are you in this category?  The good news is you don’t have to resign yourself to a bedpan and 24/7 nursing care. You can have many years of healthy ageing ahead of you, yet! How? Learn…

Step It Up: 5 Great Fitness Trackers for Seniors

Fitness trackers are a popular trend, and for a good reason. Trackers are an excellent way to monitor critical aspects of your health, such as sleep, calorie intake, and daily exercise.  As more and more seniors are living longer, healthier lives, fitness trackers can help contribute to healthier lifestyles and detect potential health problems.  There are…

Strength Exercises for Older Adults: Five Workout Ideas

In the United States, 28% to 34% of adults aged 65 to 74 take part in physical activities. Being active as a senior can improve mental and physical wellbeing in many ways and, ultimately, it may extend  life expectancy.  That’s why the World Health Organization advises people who are 65 or older to do at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity…

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