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Balance Training Seniors Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Balance Training 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

my gym is full of seniors and I love it! They eith
Updated 4/16/2015 1:26:02 PM

my gym is full of seniors and I love it! They either make me feel good about being young and able, or they put me to shame and make me feel extra fat and out of shape. Lol but then that motivates me! But some really put me to shame! Lol...  Read more

Strength training and weight loss
Updated 4/11/2015 6:54:44 PM

I understand the importance of weights but every time I increase the ST it slows down the weight loss. Any ideas? I was doing better at pounds lost with just diet and cardio. However off to the gym to see the trainer - ugh! Have a great day all!...  Read more

i just started jump roping and strength training v
Updated 4/10/2015 2:48:12 PM

i just started jump roping and strength training vigorously. Should workout muscles every other day or daily? I hear you might overwork your muscles if you strength train daily...  Read more

I dread strength training. Going for a run or swim
Updated 4/7/2015 2:10:29 PM

I dread strength training. Going for a run or swim is mentally so much 'easier'. I use HIIT and Tabata bodyweight videos on youtube at home, but I have trouble motivating myself to do it even once a week! Any suggestions?...  Read more

How long for strength training?
Updated 4/8/2015 9:15:14 PM

How long should I be strength training as a beginner, that is very out of shape with heath issues? I have a resistance band video and it is 25 minutes long and it wears me out, but that being said it only burns 90 calories. I have just started out,...  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

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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