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Core Strength Exercises

Introduction Core Strength Exercises. The core is the central link between your upper and lower body, but it isn’t just your abdominal muscles. It’s also your lower- and mid-back muscles, and those in the hips, pelvis and glutes. The benefits of having a strong core can’t be overstated: you’ll be able to play sport without […]

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Balance Exercises 2

Introduction Balance Exercises 2. Balance exercises can help build strength and improve posture, stability, and coordination. Also, these benefits can reduce your chance of falling or bumping into things and causing an injury. furthermore, you may not bounce back as quickly from an injury if you do have a fall. So then, it’s best to take […]

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Abdominal Exercises 3

Introduction to Abdominal Exercises Abdominal Exercises 3. Muscular abs are essential for all ages, especially seniors. As the body’s centre, the core (abs, obliques and lower back muscles) helps stabilise the body. And which will enhance balance, mobility and functionality. As you are aware musculature declines with age. So then, weakened abdominal muscles can make […]

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Exercises That Help Improve Balance

Introduction Balance Exercises Exercises That Help Improve Balance. Most of us rarely think about the importance of our body’s ability to maintain balance. But, as we age, the key to avoiding falls and subsequent injury, is by focusing on improving our static (stationary). And also dynamic (moving) balance skills. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that falls […]

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Lower Body Strength

What Muscles Will You Be Targeting Lower Body Strength. To stretch and strengthen your hips, you’ll want to target: The gluteus maximus, the main extensor muscle of the hip And gluteus medius, the main muscle on the side of the hip Lower Body Strength. Essentially, you’ll be strengthening and stretching the back and sides of the hips. […]

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Do You Worry About Falling?

Falls In The USA Do You Worry About Falling? Falls are common and costly, especially among Americans age 65 and older. But falls are preventable and do not have to be an inevitable part of ageing. Every second of every day, an older adult (age 65+) suffers a fall in the U.S.—making falls the leading […]

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Abdominal Exercises

The Importance of Abdominal Strength. Abdominal Exercises. Keeping your abdominal muscles strong is more important than just having a six-pack. So then, your core muscles include the lower back, hip flexors, rotators, gluteals, and abs. As a result, together, they keep your body stable and upright, among other benefits. Furthermore, every move your body makes […]