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A Surprising Reason Why More Older Adults Aren't Exercising

Jun 18, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Physical exercise & strength training is a vital part of healthy, active aging. So, why aren't more Seniors hitting the gym? One reason might surprise you.

Balance & Stability Training is a Crucial Component of Active Aging

Jun 11, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

What fall prevention strategies are most effective in helping Seniors not only remain strong, stable, healthy, and active for as long as possible?

Pneumatic Resistance is All The Rage, But Why?

Jun 4, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Find out more about pneumatic resistance equipment and learn why it's trending as the safest, smartest, most effective workout & rehabilitation for seniors.

How to Improve Walking Speed in Seniors

Apr 23, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

The ability to walk predicts overall health and life expectancy for people of all ages - but especially for older adults. Here's how to improve walking speed in seniors.

6 of the Most Effective Strength Training Exercises for Seniors

Mar 19, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

While most care professionals understand the importance of strength training, it can be difficult to encourage seniors to add regular workouts into their week. Here's how to encourage seniors to just get started!

Closing the Fall Prevention Gap with Cognitive Functioning Technology

Jan 15, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

The HUR Senso is a scientifically based fall reduction and cognitive training platform for older adults that prevents falls through virtual reality gaming.

Getting Caught in the Cycle of Frailty

Jan 9, 2019 by Rebecca Blackwell

What causes older adults to become frail? When does frailty begin and is there anything we can do to prevent or reverse it?

Preventing the Breakdown in Age-Related Executive Functioning

Jan 2, 2019 by Rebecca Blackwell

Just as aging includes a loss of muscle mass and strength, research shows a decline in the processes of the brain and central nervous system.

Can HIIT Training Benefit Older Adults?

Dec 20, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Many fitness experts believe that High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) should be included in fitness plans for every age, especially older adults.

How Fear Affects Wellness as We Age

Dec 12, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

For many seniors, fear of losing independence prevents participation in activities that support their ability to remain active. Here's why and how to help.