Why it is Critical For Seniors To Be Hydrated

Why it is Critical For Seniors To Be Hydrated

As the temperature increases, most people are more active during the summer months than during the winter. Seniors are usually no different because I see that many engage in a wide range of activities from walking, playing tennis, lawn bowling, gardening or just...
Summer Activities For Seniors

Summer Activities For Seniors

Since it is now summer, I wanted to suggest some fun summer activities for seniors.  Summer is a unique time for outdoor activity because we are no longer wearing heavy clothes and the days are much longer.  You already may be doing some of these activities, but if...
Hidden Benefits Of Senior Exercise Groups

Hidden Benefits Of Senior Exercise Groups

Most of the time we think of the benefits of senior exercise groups, the first thing we think of is exercise. While exercise for seniors is critical as to issues like improving balance, getting stronger and functional movement; there are hidden benefits that I never...
How To Get Rid Of Leg Cramps

How To Get Rid Of Leg Cramps

As a Personal Trainer for Seniors, one question I get often is, how do I get rid of leg cramps? The leg cramps I mean are not the ones you get from being active, but the ones you get in your sleep.   Seniors in particular suffer from leg cramps which contributes to...
How Sitting Is The New Smoking

How Sitting Is The New Smoking

How can it be possible that sitting is the new smoking? First of all, sitting and smoking are two completely different activities. While it has been long established that smoking is bad for your health, the effects of prolonged sitting can be just as detrimental but...