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Exercise Should Be Fun at Every Age

Dec 3, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Perhaps the most important factor for long-term fitness is that it's enjoyable. Here are 7 types of exercise that are fun at any age.

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The Role of Exergames in Fall Reduction Programs

Nov 26, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Current research shows that changes in the brain are a significant contributor to falls. Here's what the research says and what we can do about it.

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How To Help Seniors Fight Off Seasonal Affective Disorder

Nov 12, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Seasonal Affective Disorder affects people of all ages but poses an increased threat to seniors. Here are ways to help seniors fight the symptoms of SAD.

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How Seniors Can Maintain a Physical Exercise Routine at Home

Nov 5, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Having an at-home exercise routine is important for many seniors who want to maintain a consistent physical fitness routine no matter what. Here's how.

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The High-Power Benefits of HIIT for Older Adults

Oct 23, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

High Intensity Interval Training is a series of intense work and rest periods. For older adults, HIIT can improve fitness, reduce body fat, and improve chronic illness.

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Power is for Everyone: High-Speed Strength Training for Older Adults

Oct 16, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

High-speed training is an effective way to increase power, reduce the risk of falling, and minimize the loss of independence in older adults. Here's why.

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The Truth About Exercise After 70

Oct 8, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Exercise is one of the best things we can do to feel young & healthy into our 70’s and beyond. So, what are the best kinds of exercises over age 70?

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How to Support a Healthy Range of Motion in Wheelchair Bound Seniors

Sep 25, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Here are 5 excellent exercises for wheelchair bound seniors that can improve Range of Motion when included in a comprehensive fitness and training plan.

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How to Support a Healthy Range of Motion in Active Older Adults

Sep 19, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

The combination of muscle loss and decreased range of motion can lead to pain and mobility problems for older adults. So, what can be done to stop these declines? 

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Power Training for Older Adults: How to Train For Power

Sep 11, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Power Training is an important concept for wellness professionals working with older adults. Here are 4 ways to safely maximize the development of power.

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