Everyone feels tense from time to time. When you do, practice one of these relaxation techniques.
Action Plan for Arthritis
Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Energy Every Day
Manage your diet, allowing yourself the foods you want and need, by controlling how much and how often you eat them.
Second Wind eBook
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Resistance bands can be used to develop both upper- and lower-body strength.
Active Living Every Day With Online Resource-2nd Edition
For the participants in our study, obstacles to being active came in all shapes and sizes.
Leisure and Aging
The development of age-restricted communities, the forerunner of active adult communities, can be traced back to the 1950s, when a developer named Del Webb created Youngtown, a new town near Phoenix, Arizona. Very little was specifically active about this first community, which offered low-cost housing and no extra amenities and was restricted to people at least 55 or older.
Senior Fitness Test Manual-2nd Edition
It has been our experience that both practitioners and researchers generally find it preferable to administer the SFT to several people at a time. In fact, group testing is preferred when the goal is to compare performance to the normative data, because all normative scores were collected in a group setting where there tends to be more social interaction and encouragement than when tests are given in an isolated environment.
Senior Fitness Test Software 2.0 and Manual Package Subscription
Most of us would agree that quality of life in later years depends to a large degree on being able to do the things we want to do, without pain, for as long as possible.
Exercise for Frail Elders-2nd Edition
Frail is a term that can describe anyone, young or old. Refer to table 1.1 for common medical disorders and special needs that contribute to frailty. Frailty is not as much a definition as it is a syndrome of signs and symptoms.
Over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004), with many estimates even higher (ACSM 2010).Fortunately, sensible strength training can remediate this situation (Campbell et al. 1994; Westcott 2009).
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