The results of a recent study reveal that moderate to heavy exercise is great for both your heart and your head. This is especially true for seniors. A recent CBS News story indicates that moderate to heavy exercise helps keep you healthy and it reduces the aging of the brain, possibly by as much as ten years.
As a certified personal trainer for over two decades, I’ve had the privilege of working with many people from all walks of life. I’m grateful that I’ve been able to find a way to help others have a better quality of life. When I studied to become a multiple sclerosis fitness and wellness specialist I realized that people with MS can benefit from exercise and proper nutrition in a number of ways.This got me excited to learn all that I could about how to empower people who have MS.
What do the following items have in common? Alarm, Sunscreen, Exercise, Notes, Medication, Advice…
With the recent push for getting everybody moving, for some, Health Screening, Exercise Testing, Exercise Prescription as well as Fitness Programming are all areas where professional guidance may be necessary. The knowledge and experience of multiple Healthcare and Fitness Professionals combined provides a holistic approach for a lifetime of optimal health and well-being.
While most of us know that regular exercise is an important part of overall health, it can be difficult to make our bodies perform in the ways we think are necessary in order to feel the physical benefits. This is especially true as we age, when muscles and organs begin to work differently and we lose flexibility and mobility.
As an Occupational Therapist, many patients come to me who are in pain and are suffering from a variety of issues including breast cancer, repetitive stress injuries, musculoskeletal problems, and back pain. I use both Yoga and Pilates in my practice Integrated Mind and Body in Boston for relaxation, and to help prepare patients physically and psychologically for the treatments that I offer.
More and more studies are showing the tremendous benefits of aquatic exercise. Exercising aquatically offers specific benefits to the increasing aging population as a vast percentage of this population fail to exercise sufficiently to stave off chronic conditions.
Part 1 – Exercise and the Endocrine System. As we age, it is even more important to exercise consistently and include higher intensity workouts more frequently. Exercise is vital to the body’s ability to function efficiently and repair itself.
Kinesiotherapy (KT) is a highly specialized and yet extremely adaptable therapeutic discipline. A Registered Kinesiotherapist (RKT) is equipped with knowledge and skills to bridge any gap between acute illness and physical wellness. The RKT uses two fundamental modalities, exercise and education, to help improve functional loss in their clients.