220422 Start moving-Using equipment 4/4, the final installment

Getting back into shape, for the upcoming seasonal change, after a winter of being cooped up does not necessarily mean you have to bust a gut getting there. There is a wealth of information showing that small amounts of movements, over time, can get you started on your way to a healthier you. After all, who in their right mind does not want to be healthier.

080422 Start moving, lower body continues 2/4

Getting back into shape, for the upcoming seasonal change, after a winter of being cooped up does not necessarily mean you have to bust a gut getting there. There is a wealth of information showing that small amounts of movements, over time, can get you started on your way to a healthier you. After all, who in their right mind does not want to be healthier.

230322 9 simple ways to improve your balance 3/4

160222 About the Author Dr. Luke Gordon My name is Luke Gordon, and I’m a Doctor of Physical Therapy and owner of Gordon Physical Therapy (an outpatient physical therapy clinic in Spokane Valley). In my 13+ years of working as a physical therapist, I’ve had the opportunity to help hundreds of people improve their balance and reduce the likelihood of having a fall. Many of these people have had issues with their balance for months (if not years), and they’re afraid about the potentially life-altering effects of having a fall. Whether they’re trying to avoid their first fall, or they’ve already experienced multiple falls, the ultimate goal is the same: to remain as active and independent as possible.

040221 Seniors can maintain good health with these fitness ideas. Part 2/2 By Harry Cline

Image source Unsplash The SilverSneakers program is designed for people ages 65 and up. Membership is free via some Medicare Advantage and Medigap plans, giving you unlimited access to numerous fitness locations nationwide. SilverSneakers has something for everyone at all ability levels — from access to weights and machines to group classes taught by experts. To … Continue reading 040221 Seniors can maintain good health with these fitness ideas. Part 2/2 By Harry Cline

280122 Seniors Can Maintain Good Health with These Fitness Ideas Part 1/2

Numerous changes can happen to our bodies as we age. These changes are not always indicative of health conditions, but they can be distressing. Although the aging process cannot be stopped, being aware of these changes and making more healthy lifestyle choices will reduce their impact on our health and well-being.

280221 Seniors can maintain good health with these three fitness tips. Part 1/2

By Harry Cline[1] [Image Source: Unsplash] 280122 Seniors Can Maintain Good Health with These Fitness Ideas Part 1/2 By Harry Cline[1] ​Numerous changes can happen to our bodies as we age. These changes are not always indicative of health conditions, but they can be distressing. Although the aging process cannot be stopped, being aware of … Continue reading 280221 Seniors can maintain good health with these three fitness tips. Part 1/2

210122 Home resistance strength training program

Sometimes you just can’t get to the gym to exercise. Here are a few ideas that you can use in these situations. And it doesn’t take a lot of cash to pull it off either. Plus it may be more convenient doing them at home anyway. At least you’ve got the option if need be.

080121 Concepts of strength training theory

Strength training is a part of the larger field of training knowledge, i.e. the science of training. This broader view encompasses not only the strength aspects, but also includes other major principle components of athleticism such as agility, balance, coordination, endurance, flexibility, speed, sport technique, and periodization. In the following paragraphs will be brief explanations of the terms that are usually associated with training in general and strength training.

251220 Starting out the right way with your physical conditioning program

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.