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Balance Training For Seniors Resources

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

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65 Reasons Everyone over 65 Should Exercise

For every exercise opportunity, there's an excuse waiting to thwart it—and we've heard them all, including "I'm too old." If that’s the case, though, how do you explain Monty Seidler or Bev Pressman? It's never t...  Read more

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

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

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

I went to Curves today after my work training. I d
Updated 9/17/2016 4:46:41 PM

I went to Curves today after my work training. I didn't want to get sore so I did 1 round instead of 2. I have an appt with my coach next week to get in my weekly weigh-in....  Read more

Exercises for Seniors
Updated 9/21/2016 5:30:02 AM

Obviously the exercises/yoga poses are NOT made for seniors. If I could get into these positions--or even onto the floor and back--I'd be in less pain. How about providing some things that seniors in their 60s to 80s could perform? Most of us have...  Read more

Cardio and strength training done! Hope everyone i
Updated 9/16/2016 11:47:49 AM

Cardio and strength training done! Hope everyone is getting in there exercise today! I always feel great when i finish mine! #exercise #success #stressbuster...  Read more

I want to start running as a cross training for sw
Updated 9/16/2016 11:54:21 AM

I want to start running as a cross training for swimming. But when I tried my feet hurt from pounding the treadmill and my calves burned. Does anyone have any advice for me?...  Read more

Good morning everyone!! I started training for my
Updated 9/15/2016 11:26:14 AM

Good morning everyone!! I started training for my 5k today. It is on November 5th. I'm nervous about it. I ran 1.5 miles this morning. 1 day at a time. Bigger and better goals met everyday...  Read more

Exercises for Seniors

Exercises for seniors will aid in maintaining a good posture. Posture is especially important in older people as muscles on the front of the chest and hips often become tight and pull us forward. That is why some develop a rounded back posture and te...  Read more

The Act Of Better Balance

You should address specific medical and drug-related conditions that can make you more susceptible to falls, but for long-term protection, you need to improve muscle strength and balancing skills. "Strength and balance training not only lowers your...  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