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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.

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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!

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5 Balance Exercises to Challenge Active Seniors

Apr 25, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

Strength training combined with balance exercises can reverse the natural loss of muscle mass, strength, speed, reflexes, and coordination that comes with age. Here are 5 of the most effective balance exercises for older adults.

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The Most Effective Workouts for Seniors

Jan 26, 2018 by Rebecca Blackwell

We know regular exercise is important. And yet, one government study estimates that nearly 80% of American adults do not get the recommended amounts of exercise each week. Those least likely to engage in physical activity? Adults 65 and older. Here are some effective workouts for older adults.

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Seniors Can Beat Osteoporosis With Exercise

Sep 20, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

Did you know seniors suffering from Osteoporosis can improve the health of bones while enhancing muscle strength and mobility? Learn more.

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Exercise Helps the Aging Mind Look 10 Years Younger

Aug 22, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

As a physical therapist, it is your role to help patients gain strength, flexibility, & balance. Did you know that exercise helps the brain look 10 years younger?

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