balance training

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on balance training...
Walk on cobblestones to improve your balance and blood pressure

Walk on cobblestones to improve your balance and blood pressure

In today’s modern age, we’re missing out on something - irregularity. In particular, challenging ourselves to walk ...
Best exercise to strengthen your toes

Best exercise to strengthen your toes

Perform heel raises with your toes on a folded towel to increase toe strength.
The one exercise you’ve got to do to prevent falls

The one exercise you’ve got to do to prevent falls

Strengthening your toe muscles is one of the single most important things you can do to prevent falls.
Why exercise is good for your brain

Why exercise is good for your brain

There's a lot more to exercise than mindlessly counting off the minutes on the treadmill.
Just do this – part 2

Just do this – part 2

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 syndrome

Frailty syndrome

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.

The latest on muscle strength, balance training and brain fitness

Key topics from Dr. Lavine's lecture on Muscle Strength, Balance Training and Brain Fitness

Secret to Avoiding Falls and Fractures

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.

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