Active Seniors

Injury prevention

Good health is a bit of a stretch

The words flexibility and mobility are often used interchangeably, however they are different in their meanings. The word flexibility is used to describe how well our joints move and our tissues can stretch so that we can move our joints through their complete ranges. Commonly people measure their flexibility by seeing how easily they can […]

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What is your risk of falling?

Balance is an area of concern for many people as they get older. According to the Centre for Disease Control, one in every five falls causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. Fortunately, research backed methods for identifying and addressing falls risk have developed over more recent years. In

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Heal your heels!

Plantar fasciitis is something a majority of us would have experienced at some point, especially as we all tend to spend a lot of our day sitting or lying down! It is the tightening of the plantar fascia, which is a thick ligament connecting your heel to the front of your foot. As you can

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Stop before you lift!

One of the main reasons that technique is so important during exercise is that we try to move or resist an external load without creating damage or injuries to our body. We want the gain without the pain! While the benefits of exercise for body fat, heart health, bone strength and many more areas are

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