Active Seniors

Men’s Health

Exercising and your Pelvic Floor

A little spoken about area that needs just as much attention as our other muscles are the muscles in the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor muscles are often referred to as the saddle muscles due to their location, and help to control both bladder and bowel function. Everyone, both male and female can benefit from …

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Lift and lose it

One of the most common goals that we see with men attending Active Seniors is the desire to shed weight around their midline. This is a great goal as more than 60% of Australian adults are overweight, and the fat surrounding the abdominal area is the most dangerous because it surrounds important internal organs. It …

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Men and Osteoporosis

When people think about Osteoporosis they often think of a condition that predominantly affects women and is rare in men. Yes, Osteoporosis is more prevalent in females, however it is not rare in men, with approximately 250,000 Australian men suffering from Osteoporosis. It is important that we recognise the prevalence in men because one in …

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Men and heart disease

Heart disease is a leading cause of mortality in men. According to the Heart Foundation, approximately 98 men in Australia have a heart attack every day and one in seven of those men die. One of the major risk factors is age so it is important that you get your heart health checked regularly and …

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Men and Mental Health

People often think that being healthy means having good physical health, forgetting a large part of being healthy means having good mental health and wellbeing also. Although they can be related with therapies like exercise leading to both a better physical and mental health, they both are managed and treated in different ways. It is …

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