How Seniors Can Avoid Injury From Snow Shovelling

How Seniors Can Avoid Injury From Snow Shovelling

Over the last few days, I have had more than one person from one of my senior programs who disclosed to me that they hurt themselves while shovelling snow.  I live in Toronto, so we have had more snow this winter than the last few years, making shovelling more...
Is Balance Training Always Good For Seniors?

Is Balance Training Always Good For Seniors?

I recently listened to a program on CBC radio that was covering the benefits of exercise programs for seniors.  In the program, the instructor advised against how doing balance exercises is great, because you are teaching your body to send a signal from your feet to...
How Seniors Would Benefit From Foam Rolling

How Seniors Would Benefit From Foam Rolling

After taking my foam roller to class to demonstrate the advantages of using one, I soon realized that most people had no clue what a foam roller was, or how to use it.  Ironically one answer that was common in every class that I carried my foam roller to was that it...