What’s all the fuss about “core”? Too many articles in the lay literature address core as if somehow it’s a brand new thing in fitness. Yet, those articles fail to appreciate the full measure of what core exercise is all
As a longtime yoga instructor, I know that holding our breath is not recommended for seniors. Yet, I often see clients restrict their breathing, while straining to hear me. When we limit oxygen intake, the heart produces distressing symptoms.
If you have arthritis but want to improve your current strength levels, there are smart strategies to get you there. In this article, we’ll discuss them and provide some basic steps to follow. With a solid foundation in place, you’ll
Muscle loss is a significant quality-of-life issue for patients with diabetes.
Diabetes is extremely common in the older adult population, affecting more than one-quarter of Americans aged 65 and older.(1) It’s increasingly recognized that individuals with type 2 diabetes—who comprise the
Oftentimes, we may consider co-morbidities such as malnutrition, muscle wasting, reduced aerobic capacity, and motor disturbances when working with individuals with a history of Alcohol Use Disorder. However, there are other considerations that may be less obvious, but of equal
Women love their high heels. They’re designed to symbolize feminine beauty by accentuating the butt and legs, and make us taller. But, there’s a trade-off -- they hurt your feet, hips, lower back, and even your shoulders and neck!
People faced with the day in day out experience of ongoing muscle and joint pain often develop mental habits to help them cope that can actually make their condition worse.1 Emotions such as anger, depression and/or making comparisons to how