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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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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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Feeling Out of Shape in Your 50’s? Try These Simple Exercises

Getting fit after 50 is really important for lifelong wellbeing. Feeling fit over 50 will help enable you to do more things and enjoy your later years. From adventurous travel to simply playing with the grandkids, having a good fundamental level of fitness will empower you to live life to the fullest. But sometimes, we …

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Serves Up! It’s Not Too Late to Start Playing Tennis in Your 50’s

Leading an active lifestyle has countless benefits for your health and you may be interested to hear that research has linked racquet sports, above other sports such as football, running and cycling, with increased length of life. Of course, like many sports for over 50’s, tennis is great for burning calories and fat and improving …

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Improving Posture Over 50 – 3 Simple Exercises To Get Started

Whilst good posture gives you a sure fire advantage when it comes to exercising by allowing you to breath better, you don’t have to be exercising to see the benefits. Other benefits include improved balance, relief from headaches and back pain, optimal digestion and boosting energy (slouching takes effort would you believe!) So, here’s some …

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