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Senior Exercise Video Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Senior Exercise Video.

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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

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

All About Zumba Class!

You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD. While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w...  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

2 things to share! 1) I did it! I exercised for at
Updated 5/23/2015 9:18:30 PM

2 things to share! 1) I did it! I exercised for at least 20 minutes (usually 30-60) every day this week including my 3 strength training days! 2) I found my new guilt free snack! 1 tbsp of peanut butter mixed with 2 tbsp of low-fat whipped cream......  Read more

What do you count as "exercise?" I worked in my ya
Updated 5/23/2015 6:52:30 PM

What do you count as "exercise?" I worked in my yard for about 3 hours (laid mulch, prunned plants and pulled weeds.) I already had my official workout this morning before going outside. Would you include "yard work" in your fitness tracker?...  Read more

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Updated 5/22/2015 8:15:25 PM

Can I loos weight without exercising cause I'm sick I can't exercise but I'm on this programme now for 2 week but I don't see the scale going down😏...  Read more

I've been using the calorie burning exercise chart
Updated 5/22/2015 3:53:42 PM

I've been using the calorie burning exercise charts & recently realized that it charts standing as burning more calories than walking does? How can that be? Even when I use the GPS tracker & am going up steep hills. It makes me skeptical as 2accuracy...  Read more

Dose any out there use only (IE) exercise tracker
Updated 5/23/2015 9:01:21 AM

Dose any out there use only (IE) exercise tracker or food tracker? I find the food tracker to time consuming. But I love all other things spark application has to offer. I'm feeling guilty about this....  Read more

Add the link please (videos)

Hi ! I would like for SparkPeople to add a video button to the page so that we can store the videos in a file and be able to pull them up at will, taking the time we need to do them and ger use to them. This will be so cool because we can keep them...  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

Sparkling Belly Dancers

Welcome to the shimmy zone! Dancing newbies, seasoned performers, cabaret, Tribal, video, live instruction - belly dancing for our lives and getting healthy with a brilliant sparkle!...  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

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