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regain flexibility over 50

Regain Flexibility Over 50 With These 3 Daily Stretches

Although flexibility is likely to decline with age, there are lots of exercises and stretches you can do to combat this natural process. By following a dedicated flexibility training programme, anyone can maintain high levels of flexibility and feel supple and energised. As the title suggests, by the time we reach 50, many of us …

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7 Balance Board Exercises for Total Body Conditioning

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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6 Balance Pad Exercises For Better Balance and Stability

Balance is a core pillar of overall fitness. Although flat abs, toned glutes or a muscular upper body may often be perceived as what “fitness” looks like in today’s society, skills such as balance (along with flexibility) are actually highly under-rated and incredibly important to support lifelong fitness. Although it may not be the most …

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3 Day Flexibility Challenge for Sore Muscles and Joints

If you’re looking to improve your flexibility, what better way to get started than with a challenge! Flexibility is so important, particularly as we age. Actively doing stretches, yoga and other flexibility training will ensure you don’t feel limited by poor flexibility. This challenge can be completed in isolation or alongside your regular fitness routines. …

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Best Calisthenics Equipment to Unlock Your Primal Strength

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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[Video] 16 Resistance Band Exercises for Toned Glutes and Legs

Resistance bands are one of our favourite pieces of training equipment here at Fitness Drum. They help improve strength, flexibility and functional fitness. They are also relatively cheap, incredibly versatile and pack a punch when it comes to delivering effective workouts. Resistance bands come in lots of sizes (strengths) so whatever your fitness level and …

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[Video] Beginner Friendly HIIT Workout for Over 50s at Home

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]HIIT, high intensity interval training, is a great option for over 50s looking to get fit and healthy. These exercise routines often only last 15-20 minutes but pack a punch in terms of health benefits. As we age, maintaining lean muscle becomes harder. Lean muscle is crucial for living an active lifestyle and keeping fit …

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18 Ankle Weight Exercises Anyone Can Do [Workout Plan]

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ankle weights are a great piece of exercise equipment for anyone looking to take their bodyweight exercises to the next level. They are suitable for all ages and help add extra weight during exercises. The weights are comfortable and attach to ankles or wrists. They come in varying weights, depending on your specific requirements. Benefits …

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Perfecting Asian Squats for Better Mobility, Flexibility and Strength

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The importance of squats for functional fitness is abundantly clear. Improving strength and power in our leg muscles, improving mobility in our lower body joints, and improving overall flexibility to enable better movement, is something we all strive for. Particularly as we get older, losing flexibility can feel limiting so doing exercises and movements that …

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