Balance Exercises To Help With Maintaining Weight

By Suzanne Stoke, Physical Therapist @ Exercise For Balance via

Balance exercises can be an excellent start to developing an exercise program that helps you lose weight and maintain weight. Please see By starting a fitness routine with balance exercises, you can first establish the necessary balance abilities that are needed with vigorous activities like brisk walking and weight lifting that are essential to at first lose and then maintain weight. Equilibrium exercises help you improve balance skills and ensure that you have a firm foundation of stability before you advance to other fitness routines.  People often ask how much activity is needed to lose weight that will in turn improve joint function, add energy to your day and enhance overall health like cardiovascular fitness, decrease arthritis pain, bolster muscle strength and joint stability.  In general, when it  comes to weight management, people vary greatly in how much physical activity  they need. As a starting point to lose weight,  begin exercising and work your way up to 150 minutes of  moderate-intensity aerobic activity, 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity aerobic activity, or an equivalent mix of the two each week. Strong scientific evidence  shows that physical activity can help you maintain your weight over time.  However, the exact amount of physical activity needed to do this is not clear  since it varies greatly from person to person. For some people it is possible that you may need  to do more than the equivalent of 150 minutes of moderate-intensity activity a  week to maintain your weight. Additionally, to keep the weight off, most individuals need a high amount of  physical activity unless you also adjust your diet and reduce the amount of  calories you ingest by eating and drinking. Getting to and staying at a healthy weight  requires both regular physical activity and a healthy eating plan.

Balance Exercises To Start Your Exercise Routine

Balance exercises should be the first step towards starting a fitness program. By practicing stability exercises, you can develop the balance skills needed for working out like combining bicep curls and lunges. Lunges require good balance to be able to perform the static and dynamic movement of standing on one foot while stepping forward with the other foot. Another workout exercise can include lifting weights while stepping up and off a step. Good balance is needed for the dynamic movement on the step while simultaneously lifting weights. For fun ideas on balance exercises and strengthening exercises, try the Exercise For Balance DVD at home.


Balance Exercises In The Exercise For Balance DVDbalance exercise dvd

    Before you begin a fitness routine, start the best balance exercises with the Exercise For Balance DVD. The  Balance DVD is a convenient tool to use at home or in a group setting. The DVD contains all the necessary balance and strength exercises needed to enhance senior fitness and to perform basic activities like walking, standing, stair climbing or to advance to high level activities like dancing and hiking. In the Exercise For Balance DVD, you will learn how to improve balance, balance techniques and balance routines from a balance trainer– licensed Physical Therapist— who has worked with balance and dizziness disorders for over 20 years. Get your copy of the Exercise For Balance DVD by clicking on the BUY NOW button

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The first step towards a fitness routine is starting balance exercises today with the Exercise For Balance DVD to improve balance and prevent falls.

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