Blogs about Senior Fitness

Why Water can be and Enjoyable and Challenging Physical Activity

  

Delay The Disease: The # 1 Parkinson's Exercise Program

Fitness & Function has been offering the Delay The Disease # 1 Parkinson’s Exercise program for about a year. As the number of people being diagnosed with Parkinson’s increases, I as a fitness professional am excited to offer the # 1 Parkinson's Exerise Program that fights the symptoms of Parkinson's.

Nutrition Fact or Fiction

Nutrition Fact or Fiction

INNOVATIONS IN AGING A DEFENSE PLAN FOR OLDER ADULTS

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Our Annual Holiday Training / Coaching Special is Back!

Marianne King's Fitness for Life

Your Wellness Goal While Aging

 I have incorporated the Senior Fitness Test as a functional fitness assessment with many of my personal training clients and class participants. Most people do not like to get tested, however most like to stay independent.

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. 

A Simple Short Daily Yoga Practice for the Spine: 3 Adaptations

This post is a non-philosophical one.  I have simply given you my take on how to do the six movements of the spine, with reminders on integrating the breath, internal and external focus, and ways to adapt it when you, or your student, might have an injury or condition that makes one of the styles of practice difficult or uncomfortable.  Please feel free to share, quote, or get back to me with questions.