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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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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

Aug 20, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

What is Power Training? And why is it a particularly important concept for wellness and fitness professionals working with the older adults?

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4 Ways to Help Seniors Tap into Lifelong Motivation for Exercise

Aug 6, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Why aren't more older adults getting enough physical exercise? For many, it comes down to lack of motivation. Here are 4 ways to get seniors motivated.

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The Direct Connection Between Depression and Exercise in Older Adults

Jun 25, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Research shows that exercise is a long-term solution for seniors suffering from depression. Here's what we know about the link between depression & exercise.

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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?

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5 of the BEST Strength Exercises for Senior Independence

May 7, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

How can care professionals support seniors so they can remain active and independent as long as possible? Here are 5 of the most effective exercises.

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Creating Senior Focused Community and Fitness Centers

Mar 5, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Solutions for many of the challenges that Senior Living Communities face when designing fitness and community centers that will serve current residents and attract new ones.

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Fall Risk Assessment: Identify & Prevent Problems Quickly

Nov 22, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

Senior balance and independence go hand-in-hand. Learn how balance assessment & training can help identify fall risk, and get 4 steps to prevent falls now!

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