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5 Ways Seniors Can Reduce/Limit Knee Pain

5 Ways Seniors Can Reduce/Limit Knee Pain

As a personal trainer for seniors, one area that many of them tell me that they have pain in is their knees.  Your knees are essential since they are associated with movements like squatting or even walking up stairs.  Without having to go through a knee replacement,...

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Why 10k Steps May Be Overrated

Why 10k Steps May Be Overrated

I see people wearing them constantly and even have one myself; a device that tracks how many steps you take.  What is usually associated with tracking your steps is the number 10k.  Taking 10k steps for many people is the benchmark of having exercised or not really;...

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How To Fix Back Pain Caused From Sitting

How To Fix Back Pain Caused From Sitting

I am surprised by the amount of people who have back pain. Back pain is typically caused by either a spinal issue, weak core, or a lack of movement or sitting.  I can't provide all the solutions in this one article, so I will focus on how to I fix back pain caused...

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Importance of Exercise for Seniors During Winter

Importance of Exercise for Seniors During Winter

There’s a distinct nip in the air hinting to us that the Canadian winter is right around the corner. For Canadian seniors, the imminent winter conditions can pose a myriad of safety concerns both inside and outside the house. All too often the elderly end up in the...

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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 balance before...

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