Exercises for Lower Back Pain for Seniors

Over two thirds of adults will experience significant back pain at some point in their lives. This is mostly due to muscle spasms in the musculature attached to the spine. In addition, pain, numbness, tingling, shooting nerve pain into the buttock and legs can also be related to the back. Exercises for lower back pain […]

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Body-Weight Exercises for Seniors

Body weight exercises for seniors do not require free weights or resistance training equipment. You can maintain your fitness with simply the weight of your natural body. Certainly in the old-fashioned days, we had no gym equipment and relied on our daily chores to keep strong and healthy. The great part of exercising without equipment […]

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Arm Exercises for Seniors

Arm exercises for seniors can help improve your activities of daily living, tone and strengthen your shoulder an arms, and can be done with simple weights. That is a lot of benefit for just a few exercises. Let’s take a look at a few of the best. Many seniors report that they don’t have time […]

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Leg Exercises for Seniors

Leg exercises are not only recommended for seniors that are recovering from an injury, but also simply due to the natural loss of strength and stability. We need exercises that challenge and improve our balance and strength to reduce the risk of falls and make our daily activities easier. These leg exercises strengthen all of […]

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Back Pain Relief Exercises for Seniors

There are many reasons seniors may need to perform back pain relief exercises. Pain can be triggered by a number of conditions including overuse, muscle strain, muscle injury, ligament injury, and disc injury. The problem is that, over time, these muscle injuries that have not been managed properly, may lead to an imbalance in your […]

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Vertigo Treatment for Seniors

Seniors will experience dizziness, light headedness, and decreased balance much more that people under 50. Vertigo treatment for seniors is usually the Epley maneuver or the Brandt-Daroff exercise. The following blog post will demonstrate the Brandt-Daroff exercise. Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a problem of the inner ear. Seniors with BPPV usually have brief […]

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Shoulder Exercises for Seniors

To fully enjoy an active lifestyle we must always include shoulder exercises for seniors. A general conditioning program with shoulder exercises will help you return to the activities that you love, whether are just beginning an exercise program or are an active exerciser. Strengthening the muscles that support the shoulder will help you stay injury […]

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Hip Flexor Stretches for Seniors

Hip flexor stretches are an overlooked area in senior fitness. Our hips provide a lot of stability to the upper and lower body during activity. They are really the main source of power to stand, walk, run, or any other quick or strength movement. You will notice tight hip flexors when you kneel or lie […]

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Back Stretches for Seniors

Starting a program of back stretches for seniors will help you return to your everyday activities, reduce your pain, and enjoy a more active lifestyle. Following a program of simple back exercises daily that are safe and effective will condition your back and trunk, improve your flexibility, and promote good posture. Make sure to check […]

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