You have probably seen the recommended exercise for people aged 65 and over. If you haven’t, we’ll summarize by saying that you should be physically active every day. On at least two days a week, you should do activities to improve strength, balance, and flexibility. Each week, you should also do 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity. If you are already…

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chair yoga for seniors

There are over 36 million Americans who practice yoga. If you have mobility issues, you may think that the downward dog and the lotus positions simply aren’t for you. How can you possibly achieve these challenging poses yourself? And yet, many of the same health benefits of yoga can be enjoyed through chair yoga for…

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personal fitness coach

There is a lot of advice floating around on the internet and amongst your inner circles about how to choose a personal trainer. But, the truth of the matter is that this is not a decision to be taken lightly. A personal fitness coach should align with your needs as well as provide you with motivations…

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exercise for limited mobility

Exercise is key to a long, happy and healthy life. Case and point: Moderate to intense physical activity has been found to reduce the risk of early death by 33%. Clearly, it’s in everyone’s best interest to exercise as much as they can! That’s all well and good but what about people who struggle with…

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Water aerobics

Looking for a fitness program that doesn’t involve gruesome workouts on the treadmill or the elliptical glider? Then water aerobics might be the exercise you seek. You may have heard of water aerobics from your friends or the internet, but are you aware of its health benefits? It’s a fun-filled fitness routine suitable for people…

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strength training

Strength Training is a very important aspect to your fitness regimen as you age.  Between 30-50 years old the average human will lose 40% of its strength in the lower body and 50% of its strength in the upper body. After 50 years of age, individuals tend to lose an additional 15% of their total…

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aquatic classes

Aquatic exercise has been a popular way of keeping fit for years—particularly for people with certain health problems, those recovering from injury, or the elderly. Exercising in water is a growing trend among younger fitness enthusiasts and healthy baby boomers in places with pools, gyms, and other facilities offering state-of-the-art, specialized training. As a result,…

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