Blogs about Mobility

BENEFIT OF IN-HOME BALANCE TRAINING

When you are experiencing changes in balance or having difficulty with balance and mobility the best place to practice skills and balance exercises is in the home. Since most falls happen in and around the home part of a targeted exercise program is learning to navigate safely through and around the home, build more confidence and prevent a falls or injuries. 

How Cross Training can Transform your Body

The importance of cross training involves combining strength, endurance, flexibility, mobility and mindbody disciplines on a weekly schedule is a key component to avoiding a fitness plateau along with injury prevention. We as humans fall easily into a habit of doing the same routine and our bodies adapt and adjust to the comfort and ease over time. Also neglecting other areas of fitness can lead to injury and overuse.

Mobility vs. Flexibilty

If you think #Mobility and #Flexibility are the same, could be one of the reason you are stuck in the same range of motion with no results and possibility of an injury. Doing only #stretching for flexibility pre/post #workout will temporarily improve the length of a muscle, as the muscle will return to its original state and results will be temporary. Utilizing Mobility exercises and in particularly prior to exercising will be more effective because it is based on movement and control.

Increasing your mobility throuh Barre and Yoga

Your ability to actively move a joint through a range of motion is not only dictated by the mobility at the joint but by your central nervous system. The high intensity, low impact exercises that I integrate are an excellent method of improving muscle endurance across any age group. Incorporating #Barre, #Yoga, #Pilates, and #Bodyflow is one of the best ways to train and increase your #mobility and increase range of motion by actively contracting and stretching your muscles through various poses.

Balance and Aging A Holist Approach

Our ability to perceive where we are and how we should respond to changing sensory conditions during our daily lives is heavily dependent on (a) the amount and quality of information we receive from our peripheral sensory receptors and (b) how the brain organizes and integrates that information once it has reached the central nervous system (CNS).

MOVE BETTER--Correcting Low Back Arch

  So the other day I went through some exercises that are designed to correct muscle imbalances specifically found in the chest and back area that can affect movement at the shoulder. Today it’s all about the lower back and how to correct low back arch.

Move Better--Correcting Shoulder Imbalances

 Back in the day when I was growing up, if you wanted good posture you would walk around with a book on your head. I suppose that the longer you walked around without the book falling then the better your posture was getting. Ahhh, life was so simple back then. Science wise I don’t think they were too far off. Certainly practicing good posture can lead to good posture and better posture leads to better movement, less muscular stress and reduced injuries. 

Personal Training Aimed to Help Older Adults Stay Independent Longer

Staying healthy and free of injury is essential for older adults who desire to stay independent for as long as possible. It takes good strength, balance and mobility to protect our independence from falls and related injuries. One-third of people 65 and older falls annually, and 1 out of 5 falls causes a serious injury such as head trauma, hip or other bone fracture. More than two-thirds of deaths from falls were at home and 40% of older adults receiving chronic or long-term care are due to fall injuries.

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE NOT DOING

THE BEST EXERCISE YOU'RE PROBABLY NOT DOINGThis is a weekly series on exercise that will give you the biggest bang for your exercise buck in and out of the gym. Today's exercise is inner thigh mobilization. It's not as fancy as it sounds, check it out

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