Being active can offset the age-related declines in physical function. Find out how much of a difference activity can make!
Happy New Year from MyAge.fit. Sometimes we stumble while attempting to achieve our exercise goals for the year! Two words sum up how to succeed. Start small!
The holidays are here and it’s time to get a head start on those New Year’s resolutions that promote more exercise. You can leave 2020 in the dust and get a fresh start! Read more and how to keep moving!
Strong gluteal muscles (buttocks) are critical for optimal balance, walking, running and other activities such as standing up from a chair. Learn how to protect against injury by strengthening weak glutes.
Do you sometimes struggle with the monotony of exercise training? Changing your routine and accomplishing the occasional challenge can keep your exercise routine fresh and moving forward. Our new 8th Exercise Challenge adds variety to your routine by incorporating intervals of aerobic activity interspersed with strength-based exercises.
Balance is the even distribution of your body weight, enabling you to remain upright and steady. Often, we don’t appreciate our balance until it deteriorates. Maintaining balance is an important strategy to sustaining your independence as you age. The good news is you can improve and rehabilitate your balance and proprioception. Read on for tips on improving balance, as well as some useful balance exercises, so you can move better. live better.
Ever wonder what is at the heart of good posture, and how you get it? Poor posture can lead to muscle pain and fatigue, stress on your ligaments and joints, and can lead to arthritis. Good posture is reinforced by strong core stability, while stretching is an important practice that supports good posture. Read more to find out how you can avoid adverse positions, and some simple steps you can take to improve your posture.
A call to action: be more physically active! During this time of stay-at-home orders and physical distancing related to COVID-19, it’s increasingly obvious that we need to plan, schedule and participate in more exercise activity than the 150 mins/week currently endorsed by international organizations. Specifically, the frequency, duration and distances related to walking activities and…
Many of us spend days at the computer, travelling to and from work or sitting for long periods. It is important to get away from the screen and that chair, and there is no better way to help with this than to go walking or trekking. So how can you prepare to ensure your body…
We lose muscle strength and power as we age. How much and why does it matter? One consequence of aging is the loss of strength and power in leg and arm muscles. When does this start to occur and at what rate of degeneration do our bodies experience this? When does it become apparent to…