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Falling Down An Escalator Isn’t Funny

WEAK MUSCLES = AN ACCIDENT WAITING TO HAPPEN

A Stay In The Hospital Is No Joy Ride

Anyone can lose their balance, fall, and injure themselves. Muscular weakness in older adults makes them especially vulnerable to hip fractures, and head trauma from falls. Those who keep their muscles strong and flexible, know that frailty isn’t inevitable with aging.

All Fours Balance Exercise

Brain injuries account for half of all injuries from falls, according to a 2005 study from the Centers For Disease Control. Read the rest of this entry

Exercise Of The Month – July 2012

Exercise Name:  Modified Side Plank

MODIFIED SIDE PLANK

Type: Core

Prerequisites:  Shoulder strength and stability.

Level of Difficulty: Intermediate.

Goal: Stabilize your body while performing the exercise.  Read the rest of this entry