fall prevention golf Senior Fitness seniors strength Uncategorized balance Newsletter

Leveraging Your Training Skills for the Senior Fitness Market

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
1
Age is more than a number- it’s an opportunity to serve a growing population. Every day we are bombarded with statistics on seniors and baby boomers, and the customer potential they can bring. But what do trainers (or club owners) need to consider before ...
Read More

Alzheimer's Alzheimer's disease dementia exercise fall prevention Fitness Fitness Professionals Senior Fitness strength

Strength Against Alzheimer’s

National Academy of Sports Medicine
National Academy of Sports Medicine
0
Exercise can improve the quality of life of those with Alzheimer’s disease—and even slow its progression. Here’s expert insight on motivating and managing clients with early onset and later stages.
Read More

CES fall fall prevention Fitness forward head kyphosis posture rounded shoulders Senior Fitness seniors thoracic curvature upper crossed syndrome

Improving the posture and health of your older clients

David Cruz, DC, CSCS, FMS, SFMA 0
We can all relate to our mothers telling us to “sit up” and “don’t slouch” when we were kids but never really took it to heart. Now research is indicating that mom actually did know best about posture. Considering how often we use our mobile phones and ...
Read More

Certified Personal Trainer exercise for fall prevention exercises for falls prevention fall prevention fall prevention for seniors fall prevention tips falls prevention falls prevention tips Fitness Senior Fitness seniors falling vestibular Newsletter

Exercise Tips for Fall Prevention

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney
0
Falling can be a serious and life changing event, especially for older adults. There are some simple interventions that can help reduce the risk of falling, and exercise is one of them.
Read More

arthritis Certified Personal Trainer chronic pain fall prevention fall risk falls prevention Fitness martial arts Senior Fitness strength stress relief tai chi Training Benefits balance older adults osteoporosis

Tai Chi for Seniors

Kathy Kuenzer 0
While there may be disagreement about how long the Chinese have practiced the martial art of tai chi—2,500 years or 400?—there is little dispute that in its current form, it makes practitioners feel healthier. Tai chi was originally a form of Chinese ...
Read More

Certified Personal Trainer depression exercise exercise motivation fall prevention Fitness senior Senior Fitness Uncategorized older adult

Are Older Adults Indifferent, Scared, and Reluctant to Exercise?

Jena Walther, MS 2
Exercise can bring numerous benefits to older adults, both physically and psychologically, so why aren’t they active enough? Sometimes the biggest challenges to training this group, or even getting them to attempt any exercise at all, are their perceived ...
Read More
1