Need help and support for everyday task such as carrying heavy objects or rising off the floor? Functional fitness can help by strengthening muscles to promote balance, endurance, and flexibility. These beginner-friendly, strength training exercises mostly use your body weight, and can improve the quality of your life.
With busy schedules that include work, family, and social commitments finding time to work out may seem difficult. But did you know that exercise can help increase your productivity—helping you to look and feel better?
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Grab your water shoes and buoyancy belt to complete these workouts courtesy of the Arthritis Foundation
A fitness tracker can help you monitor your steps, sleep, check vital signs and more. Plus, wearable fitness trackers can motivate you toward your specific goals.
According to the American Massage Therapy Association®, sports massage can be used to improve athletic performance and speed recovery.
Neck Rotations – Sit upright with your shoulders down. Look straight ahead. Slowly turn your head towards your left shoulder as far as is comfortable. Hold for 5 seconds and return to the starting position.
Four Strength Training Workouts for Women Over 50. Basic Squat – Stand tall with your feet hip-distance apart. Your hips, knees, and toes should all be facing forward. (Hold dumbbells in hands to make it harder).
After pregnancy many moms want to regain strength and muscle tone. Practice these simple workout moves to ease back into exercise.
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