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3 Diet Tips For Seniors

3 Diet Tips For Seniors

Age is just a number when it comes to getting fit. Sure, it’s slightly more challenging for seniors because they tend to have less muscle and a slower metabolism, but it’s definitely not impossible - and it all starts with a proper diet. But what exactly does “proper...

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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...

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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...

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3 Exercises That Will Improve Your Posture

3 Exercises That Will Improve Your Posture

When it comes to having good posture, I have heard that all you need to do is sit up/stand up straight. Well, I’m not saying that’s the worst advice you could be given, but I think you should do more than that.  Developing bad posture isn’t only a matter of not...

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Keeping Fit And Fabulous As A Senior

Keeping Fit And Fabulous As A Senior

Canada’s Physical Activity Guide to Healthy Active Living for Older Adults states that 60% of older adults are not sufficiently active. Considering standards used by the Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute (CFLRI), these insufficient activity levels...

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