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Balance Training For Seniors Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Balance Training For Seniors.

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Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  Read more

Transition into a Healthy Retirement

Once upon a time there was a distinguished politician who went into retirement after a long career of hectic schedules, important tasks, and continual limelight. After hanging around the house for the first week of his new-found freedom, he was gentl...  Read more

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

The Most Fun You'll Ever Have Burning Fat

If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your fitness routine, why not try dancing? With the popularity of TV dance shows these days, there’s never been a better time to put on your dancing shoes. Why should celebrities have all the fun...  Read more

9 Myths & Misconceptions about Pilates

When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l...  Read more

So I've been trying to balance current job, work o
Updated 4/20/2015 4:55:19 PM

So I've been trying to balance current job, work on getting better one (long story there), and improving my habits. Noticing time management is a problem; I'm clueless there. Small wonder I feel like I got hit by a semi every few days....  Read more

sedentary seniors
Updated 4/20/2015 10:18:53 AM

Isn't it about time we tuned these old bones up? I'm going for a walk, breathe some fresh air, and enjoy the signs of. Spring. How about you?...  Read more

Time to train from 10K to 1/2 Marathon?
Updated 4/20/2015 6:42:48 AM

Hi All, I'm a young male who runs a few times a week. I usually do 2/3 times, and I bike everyday to work. I just did a 10k, and I have already singed up for a half marathon in four weeks. When I run 10k I do it in an hour, and I feel pretty goo...  Read more

balancing hunger and caloric intake
Updated 4/19/2015 5:59:55 PM

Hi, I have been gradually introducing myself to a lifestyle of healthy eating for almost a year now. I finally decided to go to the gym about a month ago and i have been combining that with a reduced caloric intake (loose fat then later begin a...  Read more

balancing hunger and caloric intake
Updated 4/19/2015 12:19:39 PM

Hi, I have been gradually introducing myself to a lifestyle of healthy eating for almost a year now. I finally decided to go to the gym about a month ago and i have been combining that with a reduced caloric intake (loose fat then later begin a...  Read more

Free Gym or Fitness Center Memberships for Seniors

Ask if you can receive a free gym membership through the Silver Sneakers program that comes with some health care programs for seniors. Programs may offer memberships at Ys, commercial gyms, or senior centers. Programs differ nationwide & consider yo...  Read more

iF IT'S NOT DISCOUNTED IT'S NOT NEEDED

tAKE ADVANTAGE OF COUPONS ON LINE, AND STORE DISCOUNTS, SENIOR DISCOUNTS AND CLEARANCE RACKS WHICH REQUIRES PLANNING AHEAD FOR MY NEEDS....  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Senior Playgrounds Offer New Exercise Options

Who says that playgrounds should be just for kids? London's Hyde Park area is set to open a new outdoor playground specifically geared toward older adults. The equipment will be designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength through low impa...  Read more

Is Diet the Most Important Factor for Senior Health? Maybe Not.

Healthy habits are important at any age, but it can be easier to get away with poor habits in your 20’s than in your 50’s and 60’s.  As we age, it becomes even more obvious that a balanced diet, regular exercise and taking good...  Read more