Fitness

Women walking on boardwalk
November 3rd, 2023

The Advantages of Daily Walking for Seniors

As we advance in age, some of the exercises we once found easy become challenging. Whether it’s due to a change in mobility, previous injuries, or the fear of getting hurt, it’s important to find a fitness routine that suits our evolving needs. Walking is an excellent choice for older adults, offering numerous benefits, whether Read more >>

Women walking on boardwalk
August 17th, 2023

Enhancing Arthritis Comfort through Exercise

Living with arthritis can be a challenging experience, often accompanied by persistent pain and restricted mobility. However, there are effective exercises that can offer relief and enhance the flexibility of your affected joints, potentially transforming your daily routine. Prior to embarking on any exercise regimen, it is vital to consult your healthcare professional to ensure Read more >>

Grandparents and grandchildren on a picnic
March 7th, 2023

Age Well: Spend More Time Outside

Being Outside Can Be Good for Your Health. You can read more useful articles and advice on our blog.

Couple hiking in Fall
March 1st, 2023

Healthy Aging: 8 Ways to Stay Active All Year

The changing seasons provide new opportunities to be active. We compiled a list of ideas for staying mentally, socially, and physically active all year long. Remember, always talk to a health professional before starting a new exercise or fitness activity. 2 Spring Activities for Seniors Spring is a great time to get outside. Here are Read more >>

14 Strength, Flexibility & Balance Exercises for Seniors
December 8th, 2022

14 Strength, Flexibility & Balance Exercises for Seniors

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death for Americans 65 and older, according to data from the CDC.1 Luckily, there are many ways to lower the likelihood of taking a tumble and increase your ability to recover. Two of the most effective are: Exercises. One of the main risk factors is poor strength and balance.2 There Read more >>

14 Easy Mood-Boosting Chair Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home to Build Muscle and Improve Balance
May 1st, 2022

14 Easy Mood-Boosting Chair Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home to Build Muscle and Improve Balance

Physical exercise is critical for strengthening muscle and improving stability. For many seniors, the biggest barrier to an exercise routine is the physical challenges that hinder the ability to go for walks, join a yoga class, or visit a gym. The general fear of falling is a big hindrance, too. At-home chair exercises are a Read more >>

How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet and Exercise
April 1st, 2022

How to Lower Cholesterol with Diet and Exercise

You’ve probably seen the ads about controlling cholesterol with medication and wondered, “Is it possible to reduce cholesterol with diet and exercise?” We asked experts in nutrition, exercise science and fitness to find out, and the answer is yes! Being active and eating smart can help manage cholesterol. “Elevated cholesterol used to be blamed specifically Read more >>

women doing yoga
August 22nd, 2021

Yoga for Seniors: A Therapeutic Practice for Healthy Aging

Yoga is one of today’s most popular mind and body exercises. It has been shown to help improve respiratory and cardiovascular function. It can also relieve anxiety and depression, and ease pain and chronic stress. The benefits of yoga for seniors in particular include improved mobility, a reduced fear of falling, and enhanced quality of Read more >>

Man sitting on chair doing exercises
August 13th, 2021

The Benefits of Low-Impact Workout Routines for Older Adults

Physical activity has immediate health benefits including better sleep and less anxiety, and a reduced risk of serious illnesses such as heart disease, Type II diabetes and depression.. It can also…improve your balance and boost your brain health. — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1 Low-impact aerobic activities are gentler on the joints and may Read more >>

Low-Impact Exercise For Seniors Can Keep You Healthy
April 4th, 2020

Stay Independent and Healthy with these Low-Impact Exercises

Being active is a key to remaining healthy and independent. For many of us, though, the high-impact activities we used to engage in are no longer advisable. Low-impact exercise is an excellent alternative. Many people think that because low-impact activities are less intense than high-impact ones, they aren’t worth doing. “The truth is that low-impact Read more >>

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