Make your strength training or body-weight exercises more challenging by adding a balance element. Turn bilateral exercises unilateral. Instead of a regular deadlift, try a single leg deadlift. Instead of doing standing bicep curls, balance on one leg instead of two.
Last year I attended this workshop in Orlando. I have been training the active aging for the past 5 years. This workshop taught me how the BOSU® Balance Trainer can provide assistance, resistance, cushioning and stimulus to amplify the effect for this important market of exercisers.
An important component of sports performance is balance and stability training. Unfortunately, balance deteriorates with age and often goes unnoticed until it becomes a major problem. Poor balance can result in falls and stumbles that can cause serious orthopedic injuries and even death. This year, the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has added neuromotor exercise recommendations for 2-3 times per week on top of their regular cardiovascular, strength, and flexibly protocols. Neuromotor exercises are exercises that improve balance, agility, coordination, and