Posts tagged with: exercise

The most common form of arthritis is osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease (DJD), impacting over 32 million people in the United States alone. OA has become the...
Happy New Year! I am very excited to be at the Charlotte Senior Center as the new director. I feel so very fortunate to spend time in such a beautiful...
We are often told that “exercise is good for you” and to “make sure you are getting enough exercise.” But what exactly does this mean?...
Most people discover that they become increasingly unsteady and less confident with their balance as they get older. Everyday movements that once felt like a breeze can...
Have you been sitting at home much? There’s no time like the present to sign up for an online exercise course or two. You are always welcome to try out...
For those of us parents who are losing our minds at home with toilet paper roll sculpture, eye rolling marathons and wearing elastic waist pants for 3 days in a...
We all know that exercise is good for us, and if you’re like most people, you’ve probably made a New Year’s resolution to do more of it. Unfortunately, this is...
Physical therapists are often identified by their ability to help people rehabilitate injuries, but did you know they can help you prevent an injury before it happens? Although rehabilitating injuries...
It’s officially resolution season, and once again weight loss can be assumed to be one of the most common goals of the new year. If trying to work toward your...
When you stop and consider your core, what is the first thing that comes to mind? If you are like most people you probably thought of your belly and abdominal...
Good things happen to you after your exercise. You already know that, but did you know that your metabolism gets a boost thanks to EPOC? That stands for “excess post-exercise...
Do you take the time to make meals and ensure that you are making healthy food choices the majority of the time? Do you accept your love of food and...
Julia Child wrote her last cookbook at 87 years old. Frank Wright worked until he was 91. Robert Marchand set a new world record for his age group in bicycling...
The benefits of exercise are vast and undeniable. Among them, an individual often experiences a rush of endorphins, stress relief, empowerment, a meditative state, advancement toward a goal and a...
Your Netflix account gets more viewing than the beautiful outdoors? Even though you have read all the research and know that aerobic exercise can lower your cholesterol, decrease your blood...
If there is anything I have learned in my life, it’s that diets do not work. As a teenager I watched my mother try diet after diet. Whether it was...
According to the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA), approximately one million Americans are presently living with Parkinson’s disease and 60,000 new cases are diagnosed every year. Although there is currently...
Cabin fever have you in its grip? Welcome to the five-minute workout. Do it for 10 minutes and you can count it toward the 150 minutes per week of moderate...