Active Seniors And Balance Exercises
Senior Balance Exercises For Active Adults
By Suzanne Stoke, Physical Therapist @ Exercise For Balance via www.exerciseforbalance.com
Medical researchers are showing that staying active later in life with strengthening exercises and senior balance exercises can limit falls and extend independent living. Please see http://www.exerciseforbalance.com/buy-now In a recent article published by American Heart Association journal Circulation titled, Older women active a few times weekly lower risk of heart disease, stroke, blood clot, researchers are proving that just a little exercise by older women is better than none, at least when it comes to lowering the risk of heart disease, stroke, blood clots and falling. To be specific, researchers explained that
● Women who performed strenuous physical activity— enough to cause sweating or a faster heart beat — two to three times per week were about 20 percent less likely to develop heart disease, strokes or blood clots compared to participants who reported little or no activity.
● Physical activities associated with reduced risk included walking, gardening, and cycling .
● Fitness programs that include senior balance exercises are optimal for reducing the risk of falling and staying active in later years.
Senior Balance Exercises For Later Years
To help keep heart disease, blood clots, stroke and falling at bay, medical researchers recommend participating in exercise programs that include senior balance exercises. Starting with equilibrium routines that include tandem walking is ideal before embarking on an outdoor walking regime. tandem walking involves walking a long a line– heel to toe. You can begin this steadiness routine indoors where you can gently touch a wall or counter until your stability improves. Once your steadiness is up to par, you can safely transfer your walking regiment to walking outside on paths, sidewalks or hiking trails. You can learn these senior balance exercises like tandem walking and other equilibrium routines by following along with a knowledgeable Physical Therapist in the Exercise For Balance DVD.
Senior Balance Exercises In The Exercise For Balance DVD
To stay healthy and fit later in life, please initiate a program of the best balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD. The healthcare professional recommended Exercise For Balance DVD is an excellent educational DVD to use at home or in a group setting. The easy to understand and to follow Exercise For Balance DVD includes a step by step series of up to date balance and strength exercises necessary to optimize senior fitness and to perform basic daily activities like shopping, doing laundry, walking, standing, cleaning house, stair climbing or to advance to more difficult activities like skiing, dancing, bocce ball and hiking. In the comprehensive Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn how to improve stability, steadiness techniques and balance routines from a qualified balance specialist — licensed Physical Therapist—who has worked with balance and dizziness disorders for over 25 years. Get your copy of the Exercise For Balance DVD by clicking on the BUY NOW button
Keep on truckin’ by starting balance exercises today with the Exercise For Balance DVD to improve balance and prevent falls.
For more information see http://www.mayoclinic.com/health-information/
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