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The Strong Senior: Getting Strong And Staying Strong After 60 Made Easy

The Strong Senior: Getting Strong And Staying Strong After 60 Made Easy

With good strength, EVERYTHING we do is much easier!

Life is much easier!

When you undertake strength training (aka resistance training), in whatever form - (for example with weights, resistance bands or just doing bodyweight exercises), and do it properly, you WILL get stronger, regardless your age!

In this guide, I'll show you exactly how to get stronger, and show just how simple it can be, even in the comfort of your own home.  

Why We Get Sore After Exercising (or Doing Physical Activity)

Why We Get Sore After Exercising (or Doing Physical Activity)

Have you ever completed a new workout, or a new activity for the first time, gone to sleep maybe just a little tired all over from the workout and then woken up the next day to feel your muscles aching?

Maybe this has happened during an activity you haven’t done in a while (like getting out in the backyard to the garden)?

Sometimes it can happen when you didn’t think you worked that hard at all! But the soreness lets you know it.

Are Ankle and Wrist Weights Safe For Seniors?

Are Ankle and Wrist Weights Safe For Seniors?

long with dumbbells and resistance bands, ankle and wrist weights are also helpful for improving our strength.

Wrist weights make strengthening the upper body easier for those who have trouble gripping a dumbbell, or a resistance band. This may be due to weaker hand grip or decreased hand function (whether from arthritis or other conditions affecting the hands).

Additionally, unlike dumbbells which can only be held in our hands, ankle weights can be attached to our ankles. This allows us to add resistance to our knee and hip exercises which will assist in improving our leg strength.  

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An Introduction to Resistance Bands For Seniors

An Introduction to Resistance Bands For Seniors

There comes a point when exercising consistently that it's a good idea to add some for of resistance to your exercise program to continue to make progress.

Progress in the form of increased strength and other aspects of fitness which makes the activities of your daily life much easier.

In this video I cover resistance bands AND we go through 6 exercises to help strengthen both the upper and lower body.

An Introduction to Weights For Seniors

An Introduction to Weights For Seniors

There comes a point when exercising consistently that it's a good idea to add some for of resistance to your exercise program to continue to make progress.

Progress in the form of increased strength and other aspects of fitness which makes the activities of your daily life much easier.

Weights are not something to be feared!

In this video I clear up some questions around the use of weights AND we go through a simple seated workout with weights.

Posture Exercises For Seniors & Quick Tips To Improve Posture

Posture Exercises For Seniors & Quick Tips To Improve Posture

Maintaining good posture is important for many reasons.

Not only will it help you decrease pain, it will also decrease your chances of falling and improve how you look.

Every day we spend much of our time doing tasks that are at the front of us, predominantly using the muscles at the front of our body.

Here are ways to improve your posture.

The Guide to Stronger Legs For Seniors

The Guide to Stronger Legs For Seniors

(INCLUDES : THE BEST LEG STRENGTHENING EXERCISES AND STRONGER LEGS WORKOUT VIDEO)

With stronger legs comes many benefits; we move well and effortlessly, we can decrease or prevent pain in our knees and our hips and we can help prevent falls.

In this article, we will cover why it's possible to increase leg strength regardless of age, how all of us should be moving to keep our knees healthy and how you can strengthen your legs to keep yourself moving as you should and by doing this decreasing or preventing knee pain!