The Role Posture Plays on your Physical Health

For many of us, posture is low on the list of things we regularly think about. That’s true up until our neck, shoulders, or low back start aching, and we suddenly realize that sitting slumped over the computer or on the couch isn’t doing us any favors. But there’s more to posture than meets the […]


5 Benefits of Strong Cores for People of All Ages

A rippling core is often a sign of peak physical fitness. But the benefits of a strong core go far beyond mere aesthetics. Building strength and stability in our midsection is important for everyone – seniors included. Here are five benefits of strong cores for people of all ages. Defining the Core When we talk about […]


4 Specific Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

By now, everyone knows that exercise is important. And that doesn’t change as we age. According to The American Academy of Family Physicians, almost all senior citizens would benefit from regular physical activity. It’s true that older bodies may need a little more time to recover and it’s important to choose appropriate forms of exercise, but […]


Is Walking Good Enough for Fitness?

There are benefits to walking, whether you shoot for 10,000 steps a day or not. Unfortunately, if that’s all you’re doing, you aren’t strengthening your muscles or bones. As you get older, the importance of that oversight will become clear. Walking is important, but it’s not enough. The Minimum Experts recommend at least two sessions […]