Want to get stronger? Try doing some planks. We’ve got a quick video demo for you. And while you’re down on the floor, why not do a few push-ups, too.
Ginny Hoy has been going to the gym regularly for the past 10 years. Even after she had two heart attacks this past year. Survived, I should say. She doesn’t think she would have if she hadn’t stayed active.
Let’s face it. As we age, a lot of things don’t work quite as well as they used to. Balance, for instance, can be an issue. But guess what? There are ways to assess and lower your risk of losing your balance and falling.
Most of the movements we make originate in our cores — from putting on our shoes to playing a sport. Where exactly is your core and how can we make it strong. Watch our short videos to learn more.
We do all kinds of things to exercise our bodies and keep them strong and healthy. Here are some tips on how to keep our brains fit as well.
Do your shoulders ache sometimes? Maybe while you’re on the computer or texting someone on your phone? Watch our short video demo of some shoulder soothing exercises.
We sometimes think that to be healthier and happier we have to make sweeping changes in our lives. Not so. Read about small changes that have made a difference.
If your knee hurts, you might think you need to give it a good rest. In some cases, just the opposite is true. Check out these tips and videos and learn how to keep your knees in good shape.
Stiff when you wake up, get out of a chair, climb the stairs? You think it’s just your age, but maybe your fascia needs some attention. What’s that? Let’s find out.
If you’re looking for an exercise program that is designed with older people in mind and you live near St. Joseph’s College of Maine, you’re in luck. Along with several other adult fitness classes, the college’s Alfond Center now offers the SilverSneakers program.