Category Archives for Lower Body

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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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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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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Knee Pain Exercises for Seniors

Knee pain exercises for seniors and the elderly can be easy to do. There are many causes of knee pain including, injuries from trauma, overuse during sports, weakness issues, range of motion limitations, poor knee posture, or badly fitting footwear. These exercises are gentle and can strengthen your knee, bringing more motion and decreased pain. […]

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