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Why Strength Training is Important as You Age

As you get older, it’s more important than ever to take care of your health and stay active for as long as possible. The great news is that you can maintain and even improve your physical condition with strength training. There are many reasons as to why strength training is so important to keep up […]

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Take Steps to Keep Your Back Straight and Prevent Postural Stoop

A humped back or a hunched back is something that afflicts some seniors. It’s a condition where the spine bends and the back begins to stoop. You may think this is just a part of getting old. However, physical changes which result from disease and lifestyle choices are not considered part of the normal aging […]

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Benefits of Stretching for Senior

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Seniors Emotional Health Can Improve with Exercise

Aging effects not only our physical appearance, which can be a major concern for some people, but more importantly, there can be invisible changes in our mental and emotional health. For example, degenerative diseases that limit mobility and coordination can result in being isolated from family and friends, which can cause stress and loneliness. These […]

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Resistance Training or Weight Training Benefits for Seniors

Are you over 50 and considering hitting the gym to lift a few weights? If so, good for you! It’s never too late to start regardless of your age. It’s actually very beneficial if you do. There are many physical health benefits if you start resistance training or weight training, and there are mental health […]

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Seniors Can Improve Their Balance with Exercises

There are some obvious and some not so obvious changes in your body as you age. The not so obvious ones are things like muscles that have lost their strength and mass and flexibility, and your reaction time diminishes. You may begin to move slower, take shorter steps when walking, and be extra careful so […]

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