Courtesy Humana of Colorado You don’t have to be an athlete to benefit from exercise. Even modest exercise can result in improvements in blood pressure, diabetes, lipid profile, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis and brain function. According to […]
Exercise Does a Woman’s Body Good Women…who are we? We are different from men in numerous ways, especially in our health issues. Not only do we have a different set of chromosomes and reproductive organs, […]
Motivation and Confidence: Start exercising and adding physical activity into your life. By Julie Alvira, M.D., MBA We’ve all heard about the famous New Year’s resolution of getting fit and losing weight. As soon as the […]
By Fran Wade, Physical Therapy Assistant Recovering from an injury, dealing with joint issues or even beginning an exercise regimen is tough at any age. As we grow older, muscles tend to shrink and body […]
Timeless Beauty Supermodel Christie Brinkley proves that living well goes beyond good looks. By Gerry Strauss Photo by Anna Gunselman Christie Brinkley just might be more gorgeous than ever. Her new book, Timeless Beauty: Over […]
Courtesy Strong and Stable for LIVING WELL Magazine A division of Texoma Orthopedic and Spine “Weak or tight back or abdominal muscles cannot support your back properly, leading to pain and injury risk. Work with […]
By Dr. Tyler Cooper Two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese and a shocking one-third of our children are. The sad fact: this leads directly to diseases like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and many […]
Most seniors believe that if they start a new exercise program they are at increased risk for falls. The opposite is found to be true. Statistics indicate, the more you exercise the less likely you are to have falls. Before beginning an exercise program it’s important to check with your physician.
Every morning most of us wake up and think about the day’s activities; and, for many, this includes a daily routine of physical exercise to keep the body fit. But what about mental fitness? How many people can say that they put equal emphasis on exercising their brain? […]
IS “STRENUOUS” EXERCISE NECESSARY FOR SENIORS?
Not so, says national award-winning fitness trainer Stephanie Dyess
Courtesy The Tradition-Prestonwood, Collin County LIVING WELL Magazine
The news is out—one key to successful aging is exercise, and seniors across the nation are living proof. A recent U.S. News and World Report article cites that “At neighborhood gyms and retirement communities throughout the country, a pronounced fitness and wellness trend is making itself felt.” The piece pointed out that seniors are looking for “more than just a gym” in their communities and are “demanding much higher levels of physical fitness facilities and programs.” […]