Great Exercises For Osteoporosis
Aug15

Great Exercises For Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition which mainly affects women after menopause, though it can also affect elderly men. It is characterized by decreasing bone density and its symptoms include fractures of the hips, wrists and other bones. This bone thinning disease, which affects more than 50% of women who are older than 50 years, can be prevented and treated by doing weight bearing and muscle strengthening exercises. Weight Bearing Exercises...

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Improve Nutrition For Older Adults
May15

Improve Nutrition For Older Adults

We all know that there is a huge correlation between staying healthy, proper nutrition, and healthy living. As you mature, your nutritional needs shift. Prevent the development of age-related illness, with these dietary changes. Good Senior Nutrition Means a Primarily Whole-Food Diet Giving up the junk food may be hard, but it’s important in maintaining your health into your golden years. Slowly wean off highly-processed foods such as...

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How To Have Fun While Getting In Shape
Apr03

How To Have Fun While Getting In Shape

Night sweats, weight gain, and mood swings are just a few of the symptoms you might experience when you reach the menopause phase that will probably kick in during your 40s or 50s.   While the symptoms can be inconvenient and even disruptive to your daily routine, there are things you can do to improve your overall health during your menopausal years. One of those things is regular exercise that will help you safeguard against...

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Overcome & Prevent Hip Pain With Yoga
Mar15

Overcome & Prevent Hip Pain With Yoga

Hip pain and issues are a possible eventuality for us all, but there are ways in our lifestyles that can prevent or limit the amount of problems you will have in your future. Yoga isn’t just a healthy exercise, it is incredible for your body, hips and joints. The confluence of a few simple factors can create a perfect storm of stress in the hip joint, especially for those leading an active life: joggers, walkers, weekend athletes, and...

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Healthy Joints: Exercises to Strengthen the Shoulder, Hip & Knee
Jul15

Healthy Joints: Exercises to Strengthen the Shoulder, Hip & Knee

As we get older, the wear and tear on our joints is compounded daily, leading to injury, pain, and even osteoarthritis. What can we do to strengthen our joints so that they can stay as strong and pain-free as possible? From a lifestyle point of view, it is crucial to keep moving. Joints that remain static will lose mobility and freeze up over time; this increases our chance of getting injured. It is also important that an exercise...

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Fitness Tip For The New Year
Jan15

Fitness Tip For The New Year

The most important thing to remember when you are starting a new routine is that you have to build the habit. Make a schedule at the beginning of each week and plan when you will work out. Length of time is not as important as a regular work-out schedule. 20 minutes a day is more realistic than “I will work out for one hour six days a week!” Perhaps you will, but there is a good chance you won’t. If you set realistic...

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