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Power Training For Older Adults: How To Assess Power

Aug 27, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

For fitness professionals working with older adults, Power Training is an important part of a client's physical fitness plan. So, how do we assess power?

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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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Getting Stronger Year after Year

May 28, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

Progressive Resistance Training is an effective way for Seniors to build strength and recover from injury. Here are 5 ways to add progressive resistance into any training plan.

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4 of the Best Functional Exercises for Older Adults

May 21, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

We all want to live independently for as long as possible. These 4 exercises support our ability to perform daily tasks and live an active life at any age.

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Pneumatic Strength Training vs. Traditional Weight Stacking Machines

May 14, 2019 by Trisha Bolthouse

How do traditional weight stacking machines compare to pneumatic strength training equipment in senior fitness? Here's how they compare across 4 essential areas.

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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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Why Seniors Need Lower Body Strength Training – For Therapists

Oct 25, 2017 by Trisha Bolthouse

Lower body strength is critical for independence & quality of life as we age. Today we look at the needs and benefits in strength training for older adults.

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