Q&A: Muscular Strength And Balance In Seniors

Senior performing compound row exercise

Question: What can be done to improve balance in seniors? Are there any specific exercises you recommend? Answer: To maintain your balance while stationary or moving requires a coordinated effort of your nervous and muscular systems. Your nervous system constantly senses whether you are in balance and tells each of your muscles how forcefully to contract to regain or maintain it. […]

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Choosing How To Exercise

One of the biggest problems with many arguments about how people should exercise is a focus on short-term rather than long-term results and on the effects of a single variable while often ignoring many others affected by it. When comparing different exercise methods it is important to consider all of the following: Being strong, fit, and healthy should be a lifelong […]

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