Choosing Static and Dynamic Balance For Seniors?

Choosing Static and Dynamic Balance For Seniors?

When it comes to fall prevention, and seniors (55+), the advice that is most commonly given is that seniors should do exercises to improve balance.  While I would agree that doing balance exercises is important, which specific exercises will best help improve balance...
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...
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...