This 3 part blog series will give you strength, flexibility and brain health exercises and show you where in your day you can fit them in. This is a great program for people that are thinking that they would like to get more active but can’t manage a dedicated slot for exercise or for avid exercisers that would like ideas to include movements into their everyday lives that will build their strength and flexibility. This week I take you through three exercises that even the most demotivated or
The most common reason that people fall is that they are too dependent on their visual balance and they trip on a curb or down the stairs when they are trying to carry something. They are lots of ways that you can minimize the risk of falling such as reducing clutter, removing small mats that curl up and are a fall risk and installing grab bars in the bathroom which are critically important.
Last Friday in the first of the “balance exercises to prevent falls” I introduced the idea that many older adults rely too much on their vision to keep them balanced and they often lose balance when they can’t see the floor such as carrying a landry basket or when they have to turn around to look at something.
Having good balance is a key part of preventing falls and safely doing all of the activities that you love to do. Many of our Vintage Fitness personal training clients here in Toronto work with our trainers to develop their strength and stability because they feel unsteady, have fallen or have a fear of falling.
This is week 3 of our series demonstrating lots of different ways you can use your ignored exercise band. This week’s focus is the legs.
This is week 2 of our series demonstrating lots of different ways you can use your ignored exercise band. This week’s focus is the arms and shoulders.