Seniors Fitness

Falling Down is a Fear of Many Seniors – It Might Not Need to Be

By Donovan Baldwin We can define proprioception (I know, it took me a few tries to get it right) as a person’s perception of stimuli relating to his or her own position, posture, equilibrium, or internal condition. Proprioception came heavily into play for me at least twice in the last four weeks. Once on a…

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How Seniors Can Prevent Injury With Strength Training

By Nina Schnipper Am I aging “successfully”? As we age, we question if our physical abilities match our chronological age. One way to measure how we are physically aging is by our daily activities. * Are some of your everyday tasks becoming more difficult? * Do common activities leave you sore? * Do you get…

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The Senior Lifestyle – Frequently Asked Questions

By Carrie Roche Your body didn’t come with an owner’s manual stacked with secrets on living a long and healthy life-the kind that makes you want to get up and greet the morning. So as you transition into the golden years, you may have questions about how to improve your mind, body, and lifestyle. Here…

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Senior Fitness – The Key to a Pleasurable Retirement

By Donald Arson For a pleasurable retirement, the secret is senior fitness. Many Gerontologists, who study physical, mental and social changes in people as they age, say that the average senior is happier and healthier if they maintain a steady physical exercise program. Most seniors know that aerobic activity is important for heart health but…

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Senior Fitness Programs – 3 Excellent Exercise Options For Seniors

By Chess McDoogle Here are three options for getting on an effective senior fitness program which is tailored specifically for older adults seeking to improve their health and fitness so they can experience increased energy and improved strength. TV or VIDEO. There is a popular program on PBS called “Sit and Be Fit” which is…

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Senior Fitness – Exercise For the Elderly

By Mark Sisson At least once a week on any local news channel anywhere in the country there is a color piece on an octogenarian who just completed a marathon, or a 98 year old man who went skydiving, or a team of rugby players all over the age of 60. Fitness isn’t exclusive to…

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Tips For Choosing a Fitness Class That is Right For You

By Annette Nack No matter what kind of exercise facility you walk into, you’re going to be inundated with dozens, if not hundreds, of different fitness classes. Whether it’s a commercial fitness club, a community center or even your workplace’s own fitness center, you’ll have the chance to try your hand at everything from strength…

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[Seniors Fitness]: Do Morning To Improve Sleep

By Sylvia Dickens For many seniors, fitness is a vague concept that just doesn’t seem to fit their lifestyle. Young people enjoy fitness. Seniors enjoy less physical lifestyles. The problem is that while you might not think you have to worry, lack of fitness can have a dramatic impact on your life. What’s more, your…

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Are Personal Trainers Only For the Young?

By Denise Harris What’s a personal trainer? Someone who is trained and certified to help others get fit through cardiovascular conditioning, aerobic exercise, weight-lifting, yoga, or any other fitness modality. They’re called “personal” because they work with a client one on one. Who can make use of such a service? You’d be surprised! Personal trainers…

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Senior Fitness – How To Avoid Falls

By Gerald Humphries As you begin to get older there are several things that you are more prone to, and unfortunately falls are one of them. The leading cause of death and injury in over 65 year olds is from falls, and this alarming rate is on the increase. The seniors that experience these falls…

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