In today’s modern age, we’re missing out on something - irregularity. In particular, challenging ourselves to walk on irregular surfaces. Researchers in Oregon set up two groups...
Perform heel raises with your toes on a folded towel to increase toe strength.
Strengthening your toe muscles is one of the single most important things you can do to prevent falls.
There’s a lot more to exercise than mindlessly counting off the minutes on the treadmill.
There’s much more to fitness than just muscle strength and cardiac endurance. Here are a few simple balance challenges to incorporate into your daily life.
Frailty is becoming a major concern of physicians treating the elderly. Discover some of the components of frailty that gerontologists are studying in this guest post provided by Laurie G. Jacobs, MD of Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
Key topics from Dr. Lavine’s lecture on Muscle Strength, Balance Training and Brain Fitness
Thinning bones are a big worry for older people. But, regardless of your bone density, if you never fall in the first place, your risk of fracturing a bone is greatly reduced.