Because stiffness is one of the hallmarks of arthritis, flexibility is a crucial component of your exercise program.
Laura Sophiea (born in 1955) plunged into Kailua Bay for the first leg of the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii.
Physical Activity and Type 2 Diabetes eBook
A look at the issues related to type 2 diabetes.
Learn how to complete multiple neck stretches with step-by-step instructions and images.
Energy Every Day eBook
Manage your diet, allowing yourself the foods you want and need, by controlling how much and how often you eat them.
Exercise and Wellness for Older Adults-2nd Edition
Failure to address psychosocial aspects of physical activity participation and failure to apply behavior change concepts to program design can consistently low participation rates in both community-based and senior-living-based venues.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults-2nd Edition
Weight training equipment intimidates some older adults. For others, budget constraints make membership in a fitness facility or the purchase of strength training equipment impractical. The exercise procedures described in this chapter should enhance your clients� strength training experiences and reduce the likelihood of injury, and they are inexpensive.
Fitness Professional's Guide to Strength Training Older Adults 2nd Edition eBook
Training consistency and frequency are essential for strength training progress.
Bending the Aging Curve
The idea behind the title of this book, and its underlying philosophy, is that you can use targeted exercise prescriptions to improve your client�s wellness and �bend� his or her aging curves.
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.
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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