All Posts by Doug Schrift

Exercise at Home for Seniors

Seniors can exercise at home with easy exercises using small weights and their own body weight for an efficient and effective workout. To exercise at home you will need an armless chair and small weights to get started. Start today and begin to exercise at home for improved leg strength, better balance, greater flexibility and […]

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Falling Exercises for Seniors

These falling exercises for seniors will help you improve your leg strength, help you maintain your balance after a nudge, and help reduce your risk of falling. Balance exercises should be performed several times a week to keep us upright and stable as we go about our day. Keeping your balance involves maintaining your torso […]

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Upper Back Stretches for Seniors

These upper back stretches for seniors are a simple and effective way to improve the mobility in your shoulders, scapula and upper back area. I don’t know any senior who won’t benefit with stretching and strengthening this area for neck pain relief, shoulder and arm pain relief. Stretches for the upper back are very important […]

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Stomach Exercises for Seniors

Your core muscle exercises, also referred to as, stomach exercises, are the deep muscles of your abdomen and low back. Their purpose is to support and protect your back and also assist the movement of your arms and legs when moving. Core exercises are central to your overall ability to maintain good posture, bend and […]

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Exercises to Strengthen Knees for Seniors

Exercises to strengthen knees is an important part of a senior all-around strengthening program. Building knee strength and conditioning your knees will help you return to your daily activities quicker so you can continue to enjoy your active, healthy lifestyle. Knee exercises like the ones below, should be continued for at least 4 to six […]

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Shoulder Stretches for Seniors

As we age, shoulder stretches become more and more important to maintain our range of motion. Throughout the day, think of all the situations that require your shoulder to be very mobile and flexible. Reaching for a cup on the shelf, buttoning your shirt or blouse, scratching your shoulder or back. These basic shoulder stretches […]

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Lower Back Pain Exercises for Seniors

To stay healthy, seniors can perform lower back pain exercises. Your back needs movement in order to maintain your range of motion and remain pain-free as long as possible. We need to exercise, but in the right way, to avoid aggravating our spine or increasing pain. When we get lower back pain, exercise will help […]

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Falls Reduction Exercises for Seniors

Balance exercises are extremely important in Reducing falls in seniors. These exercises will not only help your balance, but also improve leg strength, coordination, agility, and posture. Today we will go over 4 great balance exercises. We balance ourselves by using 3 systems. First, we sense the ground through our feet and can tell if […]

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