With the wet, snowy weather in Toronto it can feel daunting even to go out for a walk. If you are looking for a simple exercise program designed for seniors that requires no equipment that can be done anywhere go to www.vintagefitness.ca/free-exercise-nutrition-handbooks.aspx
The Vintage Fitness team has created the top 8 exercises for you including pictures, descriptions and handy tips.
If you have questions about the exercises or would like a Vintage Fitness trainer to come and help send me a note firstname.lastname@example.org
There are dozens of exercises that require no equipment that are easy to do at home. The challenge is often finding exercises that strengthen your upper back that don't require hand weights, a bar or and exercise band. One or our Vintage Fitness trainers, Lorne Opler, gave me this great back exercise that needs no equipment is great for posture correction as well as leg strengthening.
Keep a tall posture throughout this exercise
To make it easier don't bend the knees as much
Vintage Fitness energizes the lives of people over 50 in the Greater Toronto Area including Oakville, Mississauga, North York and Etobicoke
Ok so this is a topic that is not found in many health and fitness blogs but talking to clients it is a real issue that needs to be discussed.
The pelvic floor (PFM) is a hammock of muscles that connect the pubis bone at the front to the tailbone (coccyx) and “sitz” bones (ischial tuberosities) at he back. The pelvic floor supports the bladder as well as the reproductive
organs and connects the hip bones and the sacrum. The urethra, vagina and rectum pass through these muscles and are affec
Toronto Rehab states that 30,000 Canadians fracture their hips every year with osteoporosis as the prime culprit. One in four women over fifty and one in eight men over fifty has osteoporosis which is often not diagnosed until after a fall. Osteoporosis Canada describes the condition as a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue which leads to bone fragility and increased risk of fracture.
t is the middle of July and most of us are either on holiday or planning it. It is too easy reason that we deserve a break from both our every day stresses as exercise. The amount of conditioning the you will lose with a break from exercise depends on how fit you currently are. About.com has a great article called “move it or lose” it that describes how rest affects beginning exercisers and seasoned athletes differently.