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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Q&A: High Intensity Training for Seniors

This Q&A is a general response to several specific questions I’ve received through e-mail and comments on other posts regarding high intensity training for seniors. Question: Is high intensity strength training safe for seniors? Answer: Whether high intensity training is safe for any particular individual depends on their current health and physical condition. Certain conditions may […]

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