Seniors Fitness

Tips to Slow Down Aging

By Dr. Pran Rangan The aging is a process of becoming older, which is genetically determined and environmentally modulated. It is a natural process. Everyone must undergo the process at his or her own time and pace. It denotes time-bound deterioration of physiological functions necessary for survival and fertility.According to World Health Organization, ageing is…

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6 Key Steps To Healthy Aging

By A B Fraser, MD Healthy aging seems so straightforward, doesn’t it? Yet few people think into the future. However, you would be surprised to know the actual number of people who age gracefully, without significant health issues.Can regular people avoid these health issues? Most definitely. But you will have to make some changes to…

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Exercise Tips For Older Adults

By P.S. Orr Older adults need to stay active as they age in order to enjoy a fuller, happier and more active life. There are many good reasons to stay fit as you age and to continue exercising for the rest of your life. Healthy activity helps to keep your bones strong, dissipate depression that…

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Food and Exercise Tips for Bone Health

By Bonnie R Giller Bones set the foundation for life as we know it in our bodies. They give us shape, help us to stand tall, and keep everything in place. It’s important to give them as much love and attention as we can. Through diet and exercise, you can build up your bones to…

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How Seniors Can Prevent Falls

By Mike D. Ross Falls among older individuals are, unfortunately, quite common. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that more than one third of adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States. People who have fallen sometimes develop a fear of falling that can lead to decreased participation in activities…

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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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