The Importance of Balance Training and Fall Prevention - falls are actually the leading cause of injury related deaths in older adults and a significant cause of disability in this population. Therefore, prevention of falls and subsequent injuries should by a high priority; and a balance training program may be one of the key methods.
7 Scientifically Proven Ways to Burn More Calories Each Day -
Losing weight and staying healthy comes down to a simple formula, which spelled out in it’s most basic format equals using more fuel than you consume. This means you will either need to eat less calories, burn more calories, or a combination of the two each day. Even if you don’t need to lose weight, getting more movement each day has numerous health benefits, so everyone should be able to utilize these simple tips to incorporate more movement and burn more calories.
Spring has sprung and the yard and garden will be in need of tending to. Are you ready to reap the many health and fitness benefits of gardening without feeling the burden and strains of the work?
Numerous studies have shown that getting out in nature has tremendous health benefits, both mentally and physically. Many times it is simply being surrounded by the many living things in the great outdoors, the vitamin D from the sunshine, the open spaces to move your body more, and the general connection with nature itself. Now let’s discuss some of the things that you can do to get the most from your gardening time.
Statistics say that many of you reading this article will have already abandoned your New Year’s Fitness Resolution…or you are soon about to. Don't give up! It’s not too late to salvage your resolution. There is still hope. After all, there is a lot of year left ahead of us.
Here are 7 tips to help you achieve success with your New Year’s Fitness Resolution.
I was speaking with one of my clients the other day about some repairs I need to have completed at my home, thanks to Hurricane Florence. We were far luckier than most but still ended up with work to be done.
The roof needed to be replaced and ceiling repairs need to be made where water had leaked in. Currently our ceilings are covered in popcorn, not the same popcorn that is commonly found on the floor thanks to our 5 year old, but the kind the builders liked to use 20 years ago so they didn’t have to actually complete the ceiling to a smooth finish. After 20 years the popcorn is losing its grip on the ceiling, is stained from the water that leaked in and quite honestly isn’t our favorite look.
Many of us have heard the term Lifespan, known as the length of living years, but most of you may not be familiar with the term Healthspan or be aware that this measurement may actually be more important than the number of years lived.
Healthspan refers to the number of years lived healthy; that is the years lived free from disease, illness, and injury. While we all want a long life, but a long life without our health is a much less desirable path. We want a high quality of life that allows us to travel, enjoy retirement, and run around with our grandkids without aches and pains; basically enjoying life with a solid body, sound mind, and strong heart. So how do we get our Healthspan to be more in sync with our Lifespan?
As we all know exercise can provide many health benefits. It can also give you a sense of accomplishment. But finding the motivation to start exercising and stick with it can sometimes be daunting.
Even though exercise can be a hard routine to establish for yourself, it is possible if you are willing to change your focus and set your self up for success. Here a several ways to help get you on the right track and stay there.
We are all going to age; there is simply no getting around that, but how “old” we get is somewhat up to us. It has often been heard that exercise is the fountain of youth. However the type of exercise and the execution of those exercises will play an important role in its effectiveness.