*Disclaimer - Results may vary based on a variety of factors.
Senior fitness is very important as we grow older. An active lifestyle is more important than ever. Regular exercise can help boost energy, maintain your independence, and manage symptoms of illness or pain.*
even reverse some of the symptoms of aging. And not only is exercise good for
your body, it’s also good for your mind, mood, and memory. Whether you are
generally healthy or are managing an illness, there are plenty of ways to get
more active, improve confidence, and boost your fitness and we can help.*
Exercise, nutrition, recover, proper supplementation and mindset is a key to healthy aging. Starting or maintaining a regular exercise routine can be a challenge as you get older, but is worth it.*
You may feel discouraged by illness, ongoing health
problems, or concerns about injuries or falls. Or, if you've never exercised
before, you may not know where to begin. That is where we come in. We are going
to guide you on your personal journey of health and fitness and hold you
accountable to your success.*
Being consistent with your senior fitness program can energize your mood, relieve stress, help you manage symptoms of illness and pain, and improve your overall sense of well-being.* In fact, exercise is the key to staying strong, energetic, and healthy as we get older. And it can even be fun, too!*
No matter your age or your current physical condition we can assist you to your goals. Please fill out the consultation request below. We would be honored to have the opportunity to assist you with your goals. We will schedule a complete health and fitness consultation.*
We will go over your goals and show you how we will get you to accomplish them. The consultation is complimentary and is usually as eye opening experience with lots of value given to you!*
3 Key Areas to Focus on with your Senior Fitness Program.
1. Cardiovascular training has a direct effect on our
endurance levels. The more oxygen we breathe the much more efficiently we burn
our fuel. Oxygen has numerous advantages in providing essential energy and
physical fitness. If you are attempting to lose fat, you have to do a lot more
cardio than if you’re trying to gain pounds. For fat reduction, 3 to five times
per week at 20 to 40 minutes per session is plenty. Begin conservatively if
you’re just beginning a routine, for example 2 to 3 times a week, 20 minutes per
work out. Walking, bicycling and also swimming are excellent examples of cardio
and endurance exercises.*
2. Strength training protects our bodies’ skeletons. Greater muscle strength helps improve your capability to balance and increases your capability to do everyday tasks without straining your muscles. As a senior, you might know, we are meant to shed muscle mass as we age; but that doesn’t mean we get rid of our strength. Just simply because we are a senior, we need not become weak and vulnerable. Great habits results in better fitness for all ages.*
3. Flexibility training prevents injury and will help make you more limber. Dancing, playing sports, and also martial arts have strong benefits for your fitness. Stretching is key to your exercise and flexibility. You should always warm-up and cool-down whenever you physical exercise and both should include some stretching. Better flexibility could reduce the pain of arthritis.*
Numerous studies have provided evidence that obesity and physical inactivity can boost the risk of death. We spend most of our time inside of our bodies and its tough to get away from them.*
We would be honored to integrate a well balance routine for you. The consultation we do initially, will show you how to get results immediately!
Please fill out the form below so we can get you started on a path of health.*
*Disclaimer - Results may vary based on a variety of factors.
Myth 1: There’s no point to exercising. I’m going to get old anyway.
Fact: Exercise and strength training helps you look and feel younger and stay active longer. Regular physical activity lowers your risk for a variety of conditions, including Alzheimer’s and dementia, heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, high blood pressure, and obesity.*
Myth 2: Older people shouldn’t exercise. They should save their strength and rest.
Fact: Research shows that a sedentary lifestyle is unhealthy for adults over 50. Inactivity often causes older adults to lose the ability to do things on their own and can lead to more hospitalizations, doctor visits, and use of medicines for illnesses.*
Myth 3: Exercise puts me at risk of falling down.
Fact: Regular exercise, by building strength and stamina, prevents loss of bone mass and improves balance, actually reducing your risk of falling.*
Myth 4: It’s too late. I’m already too old to start exercising
Fact: You’re never too old to exercise! If you’ve never exercised before, or it’s been a while, start with light walking and other gentle activities.*
Myth 5: I’m disabled. I can’t exercise sitting down.
Fact: Chair–bound people face special challenges but can lift light weights, stretch, and do chair aerobics to increase range of motion, improve muscle tone, and promote cardiovascular health.*
Mental Health Benefits of Exercise and Fitness for Senior Fitness.
Exercise improves your sleep. Poor sleep is not an inevitable consequence of aging and quality sleep is important for your overall health. Exercise often improves sleep, helping you fall asleep more quickly and sleep more deeply.
Exercise boosts mood and self-confidence. Endorphins are produced by exercise can actually help you feel better and reduce feelings of sadness or depression. Being active and feeling strong naturally helps you feel more self-confident and sure of yourself.*
Exercise is good for the brain. Exercise benefits regular brain functions and can help keep the brain active, which can prevent memory loss, cognitive decline, and dementia. Exercise may even help slow the progression of brain disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease.*
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