Fitness

Exercising With Osteoporosis

by Hilary Young on October 26, 2017

Fad diets may come and go, but exercise is something that all experts agree on when it comes to staying healthy with age. In fact, a sedentary lifestyle and prolonged sitting has been proven to take a toll on your cardiovascular health. Chronic health issues, however, can make it challenging to get into the swing of a fitness routine. But challenging is not impossible.

The Benefits of Yoga For Older Women

by Hilary Young on September 26, 2017

September provides us with National Women’s Health and Fitness Day as well as National Yoga Awareness month, which seems like the perfect reason to talk about why yoga should be an integral part of your exercise routine, especially if you are a woman over the age of 60.

Exercises that Improve Your Mobility

by Hilary Young on August 08, 2017

Incorporating more exercise into your life is one of the most consistent pieces of advice people receive from doctors. Exercise for seniors can help you sleep better at night, improve cognitive function, promote heart health and even assist with fall prevention.

Questions Men Should Ask A Doctor Before Trying A New Exercise

by Hilary Young on June 15, 2017

During every stage of life it is highly recommended for all of us to experience physical activity. As we get older, however, it gets harder to exercise the way that we should. Whether we’re sitting in a car to commute to work, sitting at a desk working, or sitting on a couch watching TV--it can get very easy to feel tired and complacent and put off  exercise for another day.

Regular Exercise Can Help Prevent Falls

by Hilary Young on May 11, 2017

Maybe it starts with some mild back pain in your 30’s, which escalates in your 40’s. By your 50’s, perhaps it’s joint pain and muscle aches. And then in your 60’s it could be a knee or hip replacement.