Its Never Too Early and Its Never Too Late
Our team recently set up at the Frederick County Elder Expo to promote fitness for seniors and active aging. The Frederick Elder Expo gets hundreds of visitors each year and…
Resistance and Strength Training for Adults over 55.
Is your exercise program enough? As the the baby boomers age the number of adults over 55 is growing rapidly. They call it “The Silver Tsunami” I’ve worked with aging…
Balance exercises on Balance Foam
My YouTube video about balance foam exercises for seniors.
Seated Core Exercises for Seniors
My latest Youtube video about seated core exercises for seniors or people who have trouble getting on and off the floor.
Using lunges to work on balance in Seniors
Here is my latest YouTube video on using lunges to work on balance with seniors…enjoy
What Does Aging In Place Mean, Why Its Better Than Assisted Living
Aging in place can be best described as living in your own home as a senior citizen. Statistics indicate that as much as 90% of seniors within America, wish to…
Are We Under Dosing Our Senior’s Strength Training Programs? (aka GET OUT OF THE CHAIR!)
Historically we have treated seniors carefully, using only light weights and resistance and doing the same simple exercises over and over again. But a growing body of research supports that progressive strength training programs tailored to the individuals capability is our best path to improve function as we age.
POWER! The missing link in the senior exercise program.
Traditionally when we think about power and exercise, we think of elite athletes, sprinters, football players, and weight lifters. But the ability to produce power is a key component of…
My Parent Had a Fall Now What Do I Do? Steps to take after a fall.
Each year 3 million older adults are treated in emergency rooms for falls, and not all people who fall go to the emergency room. In fact falling once doubles your…
Building Good Habits
Habits…..good or bad, they can make or break you. I have to be honest with you guys, I’ve been falling off the wagon. I could blame it on the time…