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These Balance Training Exercises Will Make You Feel Rejuvenated

No-one would argue against the benefit of better balance. It has the ability to enhance all aspects of daily life. Balance is fundamental for coordination and movement in general. Improving balance will allow you to move with ease, confidence and style. Balance training may not be glamorous but its value and benefit for wellbeing and …

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7 Balance Board Exercises for a Total Body Workout

Balance boards provide the perfect platform for improving balance and stability, as well as all-round fitness conditioning. For any over 50s looking to get fitter, balance boards are a great place to start. Your core, back, and legs will all be engaged during balance board exercises, not only developing better balance but also enhancing any …

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This Is Why Strength Training Over 50 Is So Important (& Our Top Exercises to Get Started)

Strength training is a vital ingredient to staying fit and healthy as we age. Strength training shouldn’t be seen as intimidating or something only reserved for bodybuilders and the World’s Strongest Men. Far from it – it’s something everyone should incorporate into their fitness routine, whatever their age, whatever their gender. In fact, muscle loss …

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Best Flexibility Equipment for Tight Muscles

Improving flexibility should be on everyone’s wish list – and is why flexibility equipment is undoubtedly a great addition to anyone’s home. From beginners and those trying to regain flexibility, to elite athletes and everyone in between, improving flexibility helps reduce the risk of injury, improve range of motion and correct bad posture. Better flexibility …

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Best Calisthenics Equipment for Home (Review)

Calisthenics are exercises that focus on using your own body weight, balance and functional movements to get fit and strong. They are designed to increase strength as well as agility, flexibility and overall primal fitness. They help support the primal human movements and help develop fitness in a way that is optimized for the human …

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The Definitive Guide to Strengthening and Toning Your Abs and Core for Over 50’s

Having a strong core is fundamental for all-round health and wellbeing. Your core includes your abs, obliques, and lower lats. A strong core helps promote better posture and avoids injury and lower back pain. A strong core also helps empower better movement and helps support all kinds of functional movements you do throughout daily life. …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Weight Training Over 50

Weight training is a fantastic way to stay in shape, particularly for over 50’s. Unlike aerobic, or endurance, activities, which improve cardiovascular fitness and require moving large muscle groups hundreds of times against gravity, weights provide so much resistance that muscles gain strength from only a few movements. Weight training trumps running, biking or other …

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We Tried Nordic Walking For A Month. Here’s What We Discovered

While taking a stroll down a country lane two decades ago, it was occasionally possible to spot a rambler, striding out with what appeared to be a pair of ski sticks strapped to their wrists. The individual would attract curious stares and the odd jovial enquiry, “Where are your skis?!”. Twenty years on and country …

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Best Balance Training Equipment for Improving Balance and Stability

Improving balance is fundamental for living a healthy and active life as we get older. In younger years, balance is something we often take for granted, but as we age, we can often lose our natural balance and stability. This increases the risk of falls as well as demotivating people to participate in sports or …

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No Exercise Equipment? Try This Quick 15 Minute Home Bodyweight Workout

Looking for a quick and effective home bodyweight workout without any weights or equipment? Follow along to the video below. Bodyweight exercises are a very effective way of improving strength and fitness. It is possible to put your body through an intense workout by just using your own bodyweight. This is perfect for people who …

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