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Weekly Fitness Challenge for Seniors – Shoulder & Thoracic Mobility

This week we will move away from the lower body and shift our focus to your shoulders and upper back.  Maintaining shoulder and thoracic spine mobility as we age can prevent and minimalize both shoulder, neck, and hand/wrist pain as we get older.  Most people have no idea that they have limited mobility in their thoracic spine.  The body does[…]

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Weekly Fitness Challenge for Seniors

STAIR LUNGES This week our challenge is a cross between an exercise and stretch. It is a movement or a dynamic stretch, and great for improving hip, ankle, and upper back mobility.  For today’s challenge you will need to be at the bottom of a flight of stairs.  The challenge is a lunge to a stair.  Instead of doing a[…]

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Weekly Fitness Challenge

10 Minute Hit Workout Stair Sprints-Push Ups- Abs This week’s challenge is slightly different than our previous challenges.  This challenge is a combination of high intensity cardiovascular exercise with an upper body and an abdominal component that should fatigue your heart, your upper body and your abs. Please perform a good warm up before you begin to help prevent muscle[…]

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Weekly Fitness Challenge

Jumping Jack-Jumping Rope-Wall Sit This week’s challenge is designed to stimulate your ankles, feet, and leg muscles with a bit of jumping and a wall sit to finish it off.  Lateral jumping performed during a jumping jack is great for your calf muscles and the smaller muscles of your feet. Landing while the legs are moving apart and quickly reacting[…]

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Weekly Fitness Challenge for Seniors

Fast Feet This week’s challenge has some different aspects to it for balancing.  Many of our balance challenges are either static, or slow and controlled.  This challenge is a quick moving challenge.  Many seniors don’t do too many activities which are fast.  The reason for this is because most people have better body control when doing things slowly. Slow usually[…]

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