Over my years of Aikido training, I have grown to feel my jo — my old man stick — as an extension of my body.
William Shakespeare’s famous line “To thine own self be true” comes to mind while I’m coping with social isolation during the pandemic.
Leg strength is key to maintaining your independence. You can improve your lower body strength with this simple leg extension exercise.
Looking like the upward part of a pushup, the plank position is one of many exercises utilized in Pilates and other low-impact exercise programs gaining favor with audiences of all ages, especially seniors.
Physical activity and the right type of exercise will make all the difference to your life now and in the years to come.
It doesn’t matter how old you are; you can still build muscle. Studies have shown that even people in their 90’s can build bulk and strength if they lift weights.
The rules are simple in Cyndi Dorber’s line-dancing classes. Show up. Move. Have fun.
Nordic skiing provides refreshing outdoor exercise for improving balance and strength. If you’re new to the sport, cross-country skiing on a groomed Nordic trail is a gentle way to try this low-impact aerobic workout in crisp, snow-covered settings.
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. We can help the brain and body connection to improve our health to keep our brains healthy as we age.
Each year, many Americans, motivated to improve their physical and mental wellbeing, make the popular New Year’s Resolution to exercise more frequently. This commitment has an additional, lesser-known perk; Exercise benefits hearing health.