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5 Tricks for Helping Seniors Get Motivated for a Workout

About 31 million American seniors don’t get enough exercise. But just because seniors are older than they used to be doesn’t mean exercise shouldn’t be a priority. Finding the motivation to exercise, on the other hand, can be difficult for the elderly. That’s why we’ve put together this guide. These tips will help you get the senior…

The Complete Guide to Fitness Tracking for Seniors

There are many reasons why seniors need to get some exercise every day. Staying fit can help improve life expectancy, strengthen the immune system, reduce the chances of falls, and more. Unfortunately, however, studies show that only one in four people between the ages of 64 and 74 exercise regularly. Wearing an exercise tracker is one of…

Everything You Need to Know About Senior Strength Training

Strength training becomes more and more important as you age. If you’re a senior and you’re not doing weight training, you may want to start. There are countless benefits to finding the right training program like strengthening your bones, improving your flexibility, and helping your heart and lungs stay healthy. Here, you’ll find everything you…

Sarcopenia Prevention: Who Is at Risk?

It’s estimated that around  5–13% of elderly people aged 60–70 years are affected by sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is such a common age-related health problem, but it doesn’t get nearly as much attention as heart disease, osteoporosis, or other issues. If you want to lead an active life as a senior, you need to know who is most at risk for…

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…

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