The Best Exercise Warmup for Seniors

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Staying active is vital at any age, but as we get older, how we prepare for physical activity becomes increasingly important. An exercise warmup for seniors can make a huge difference in staying strong, healthy, and injury-free. Warm-ups serve not only to elevate the core body temperature but also to prepare the heart, muscles, and […]

Resistance Band Exercises For Strength Training

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In this video, instructor Cam Prendergast goes over the different uses of resistance bands. We show you how to use them as part of a warm up routine, including exercises that can be adjusted based on the level of tension in the band. He also demonstrates that you can use either a light or heavy […]

Exercising with the Physio Stick

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This video introduces the Physio Stick, and explores its uses in shoulder mobilizations and strength training. It is also good for those who have had injuries such as frozen shoulders or bicep tears, as it allows users to start regaining their range of motion without major strain. Additionally, it is beneficial for lower body movements […]

Therapeutic Exercises Using Mobility Balls

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Mobility balls are a great tool for improving stability and mobility in our bodies. They can help to massage tight muscles, provide support for proper joint movement, and improve grip strength. With their unique material that is softer than a tennis ball yet firmer than a baseball, they are ideal for self-massage therapy. The balls […]

Benefits of Qigong for Seniors

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Are you curious about Qigong? Perhaps you’ve heard that it can improve balance and help to prevent falls, as well as provide a host of other health benefits. This article will explore the basics of qigong, how it can improve your health and well-being, and how you can get started with a qigong practice at […]

Is Housework Exercise?

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With rates of preventable disease continuing to climb, exercising for a healthy body has never been more important. Fortunately, you don’t have to have a gym membership to burn calories. You don’t need an exercise physiologist to tell you that breaking a sweat is an indicator that your body is working hard. Some household chores […]

The 7 Worst Habits For Your Brain Health– and What You Can Do About Them

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Why Protect Your Brain? As degenerative brain disorders like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease continue to rise, taking steps to nourish your brain could not be more important to prevent cognitive decline. Many of the worst habits for your brain can make taking care of your most important asset harder than you might think. In this […]

Exercise for Overweight Seniors

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As health risks increase with age, adopting a regular fitness routine becomes more important than ever. For seniors, prioritizing weight loss can be life-changing. So what type of workout routine is best for seniors trying to lose weight? In this article, we’ll explore why losing weight is vital for living a healthy life, and how […]

What Is The Difference Between Soreness and Pain?

Soreness vs pain

“Is this pain, or am I just sore?” This is a question that everyone confronts at some point in their life. But what is the real difference between these sensations? Isn’t soreness just a type of pain? In this article, we’ll explore the difference between soreness and pain to shed some light on what you […]

What to Expect at Physical Therapy

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While your first physical therapy appointment may seem a little intimidating, it doesn’t need to be! A physical therapist can help you with rebuilding strength and flexibility by retraining your body after injury or illness. They are your ally in addressing problems early before they progress to worse pain or dysfunction. In this article, we’ll […]

Knee Exercise for Seniors

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Knee injuries can happen at any age, but they can be particularly harmful to seniors. Simple knee exercises can help to prevent joint pain, and improve balance, to better your day-to-day life. Common Causes of Knee Pain Among Seniors Knee pain is common and can result from sprains, tears, or tendinitis. It may also stem […]

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