Enhancing Senior Balance: Weight Shifting Exercise

Welcome to the first step in Vintage Fitness's "30 Days Balance Challenge" designed for seniors. Understanding the importance of balance training is crucial, especially as it is often overlooked, increasing fall risks. This exercise, the first of four in our series, focuses on weight shifting to improve balance. It's a simple, no-equipment-needed exercise that can significantly boost your stability when practiced twice daily for a week.

In this instructional video, Personal Trainer Kristy demonstrates the Weight Shifting Balance Exercise. The exercise involves shifting your weight from side to side and front to back. This movement simulates real-life scenarios where balance is essential, such as catching oneself from falling. The exercise can be adjusted in difficulty by changing the width of your stance or even lifting one foot slightly off the ground.

Give it a try at home and stay tuned for more exercises in this series, as we aim to build your confidence and stability one step at a time. For more, visit Vintage Fitness.


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Vintage Fitness is an in home personal training company in Toronto, Canada.  We specialize in energizing the lives of people over 50 with exercise. 

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