Think about your average commercials or the way in which individuals over 60 are depicted. Often in society “old people” are depicted as hunched over, frail and as if their best days are behind them. This stereotype of a lack of mobility or range of motion, fragile nature, inability to do want to do in … Continue reading How You Can Re-Define What Aging Means
Despite our cultural depictions of aging, we all have the ability to age well with the strength, agility and balance to maintain our quality of life and the activities we enjoy. Traditional exercise programs, and even many fitness professionals, often disregard the ability of mature adults and seniors to maintain and gain qualities like strength … Continue reading Squashing the Myths About Exercise for Older Adults – Part 2
We rarely enjoy it when individuals make assumptions about us based on our beliefs, how we look or our age. When it comes to moving better and exercise don’t let assumptions about your potential hinder you. Regardless of your age, you should be training for a physical experience – life. I strongly believe that age … Continue reading Exercise Without Assumptions – Train For Balance
Take a moment and take an honest look at your health and ability to move well. This doesn’t just mean being able to lift, shoulder press or leg press an impressive amount of weight. Moving well includes being able to sit down and stand up without having to rock or use the arm rests. This … Continue reading Maintain or Improve Your Functional Capacity
Mature Adults are an ever-growing population. As we get older we can still keep, regain and improve our fitness level which includes endurance, balance and agility. You are never too old to start exercising. You are never to old to continue to improve your life by moving. This is your opportunity to preserve if not … Continue reading Nine Fitness Tips & Tricks for Mature Adults
Being able to move freely or easily is something can be taken for granted. Reaching back to put up your hair could be an automatic motion for you. You could not even fathom that tying a jacket around your waist to be an arduous task. Or let’s talk about your balance. It could be something … Continue reading Mobility & Balance – Move it Or Lose It!
Balance is more than just standing on one leg. It is important in so many activities that we do daily. Here are just five of numerous reasons why you should spice things up with some balance training when working out. It improves your joint stabilization. Stabilization is “the ability to maintain or control joint … Continue reading Five Reasons To Incorporate Balance Training Into Your Workout