Biggest Mistake When It Comes To Balance

Biggest Mistake When It Comes To Balance

As a personal trainer for seniors, I have heard many ways to improve your balance. Some of the ways I have heard have been good, some bad and others not worth mentioning. Notwithstanding the advice, if you don’t start with assessing a person’s level of...
How To Practice Balance For Real Life Situations

How To Practice Balance For Real Life Situations

While Balance or Fall Prevention is common terms when it comes to senior training, the idea that all of these exercises are geared to replicate real-life situations isn’t always right. In many programs with fall prevention exercises, seniors rarely if ever move from a...
How Can Seniors Can Prevent Tripping

How Can Seniors Can Prevent Tripping

When we think of fall prevention for seniors, most of the time people either suggest doing strength training or doing balance exercises.  While those suggestions are both critical in helping seniors prevent tripping and falling, they miss one main area. While the area...
What Improving Balance Doesn’t Have To Look Like

What Improving Balance Doesn’t Have To Look Like

I think when I speak to many seniors, they sometimes think that you have to do something complicated in improving balance.  One of the first things I tell seniors is, while the exercises I prescribe aren’t complicated, making sure that you do them on a regular...
5 Ways Seniors Can Cope With The Loss Of A Spouse

5 Ways Seniors Can Cope With The Loss Of A Spouse

I’m sure its safe to say that losing a spouse is tough at any age.  For seniors, one of the reasons its tough to get over the loss of a spouse is because of the bond you have built over many years.  While every situation when a spouse is lost is different, here...