From boot camps to SoulCycle to early morning dance parties, there’s no shortage of fitness trends with a devoted, young, fit following. But when it comes to exercises that even the oldest and most out of shape can (and should) add to their workout repertoires keep it simple.
The Stay Well At Home program is a 4-month long multifactorial fall risk reduction program aimed to help older aduls to stay safely and independently at home. The program includes in-home visits with a qualified health and fitness professional who will be perforeming initial assessments and screening as well as providing targeted exercies to enhance balance and mobility, muscle strength, flexibility circulation, and joint range of motion.
I've been a little busy since my last blog! I am attending a boot camp 3 days a week, holding a boot camp 2 days a week and having SPIN classes two nights a week. All this and working full time. I am very excited about launching my SPIN program. I am trying to get the word out throughout my small community. I only have 3 spin bikes to be used so classes are small but some people like that!
I love to walk. And I love to walk outdoors, even when the weather is less than inviting. I own a treadmill, but to me it’s not the same. And indeed it is not. While the movement seems to be the same, there are many significant differences which make walking outdoors the better option if all else is equal.
School’s back in session & that means more sitting for a population that needs to move to be mentally & physically healthy! Have you been keeping your kids active this summer? If so, you may be concerned about how to keep that up now. Students need at least 60 minutes a day of movement. If your student is not in involved in a sport where are some ways to keep them active. Get them outside, turn the TV off , start the day off with a stretch. We are the only mammals that don't do that! Animals actively stretch automatically when they get up.
Active Aging and Nordic Walking are a Perfect Fit.Put the spring back into your step or the power back into your walk. Active Aging Nordic Walking is suitable for older adults that like the challenge of moderate to intense fitness walking, as well as older adults with medical conditions for which the Nordic Walking Poles can help compensate for (e.g. MS, osteoporosis, diabetes, arthritis, joint replacements and joint pain, beginning balance or mobility problems, and more…).