Active Seniors

Resistance Training

An easily neglected movement in home exercise programs

It is great to see so many people inspired and motivated to exercise at home during this lockdown period. While there are many options for exercise that require no to minimal exercise equipment, there is one key movement that is much harder in the absence of equipment; pulling movements. While its opposite counterpart, pushing, is …

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Your body composition affects your bone strength

We have all been told about the benefits of exercise and nutrition on bone strength. Resistance exercise and dietary modification are two of the key non pharmacological strategies that can help in the management of osteoporosis. What is often not spoken about are the effects of your body composition on bone density and bone growth. …

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Beginning an exercise program

The new year heralds fitness and exercise goals for many people, however there are important considerations to be aware of when starting a new exercise program. Remember that an exercise program needs to be based on you, your strengths, your weaknesses and your goals. What may be suitable for you to do in an exercise …

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