270821 Sit to Stand Training to Help Achieve Lift Off The following is reprinted with the permission of these wonderful and dedicated fitness for the elderly professionals. I might also add there will be many more to follow in this blog. By Mary Ann Wilson, RN The simple act of moving from a seated position … Continue reading 270821 Sit to Stand Training to Help Achieve Lift Off
I thought I would take a different approach as it pertains to your health by explaining to you that whether you like it or not, your vehicle/car will always likely get most of your undivided attention. As long as I can remember, I have always compared me/us to a car. Yes, that is correct and, as you keep reading, you will find out why I am not that far off.
How an individual gets started in making improvements in their cardiovascular and strength development is perhaps one of the most misunderstood aspects of training. It is not about sitting on a machine doing endless slow repetitions using a low weight or standing on a balance board while swinging a versa ball around in the air.
Are you considering adding exercise to your daily routine or significantly increasing your level of activity? Talk to your doctor about the exercises and physical activities that are best for you. During your appointment, you can ask:
Deciding to become physically active can be one of the best things you can do for your health. Exercise and physical activity are not only great for your mental and physical health, but they can help keep you independent as you age. Now, let’s talk about getting started.
A sensible training program not only includes resistance exercise but also aerobic endurance, balance, fall prevention, and flexibility components as well. However, sometimes these programs must be modified to meet the physical needs of the person. Each of us is unique with the physical limitations we are dealing with as we age.
In my recent visit to the doctor’s office, the thing that caught my attention was watching people sit down in those uncomfortable waiting room chairs and even much worse watching them get up.
4 Tips for Older Adults to Stay Motivated to Exercise From: https://www.nia.nih.gov/health/staying-motivated-exercise-tips-older-adults?utm_source=nia-mailchimp&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=exercise-20200923&utm_source=NIA+Main&utm_campaign=03a234f8e6-fitness-motivating-20200923&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ffe42fdac3-03a234f8e6-18456407#motivated Physical activity is a great way for older adults to gain substantial health benefits and maintain independence. Try to make exercise a priority. Remember that being active is one of the most important things you can do each day to maintain and improve health. … Continue reading 021120 4 Tips for Older Adults to Stay Motivated to Exercise
Looking for a fun way to exercise? Riding a bicycle is a great choice, if you have the balance to do so that is... Always carry your identification with you as well as your cell phone, if you have one, just to be on the safe side.
The Bridges are often times called ‘planks’. In the gym, we call them ‘360’s’ because we go from each side, to the prone, to the supine positions. In other words, we go full circle. This hits the center section of the body, what the magazines are jumping on and calling the ‘core’.