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Balance Training For The Elderly Resources

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Nutrition and the Elderly

Eating well is important at any age. But health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a balanced diet. Poor nutrition and malnut...  Read more

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof...  Read more

Taking Care of Yourself When You Become the Caregiver

As I sat across the cafe table from my dearest friend, Margie, I was struck by how tired and drawn she looked. This was the first time we had seen in each other in months. Before, we had made a point to meet for lunch or coffee once a week. Now that...  Read more

Alternative Cold Remedies That Really Work

Let’s face it: No one has time for a cold. In addition to making us feel miserable, colds destroy our schedules. Work, family, errands—they all have to wait while we get better. Or even worse, we have to carry on despite our achy muscles,...  Read more

So I've been trying to balance current job, work o
Updated 4/20/2015 4:55:19 PM

So I've been trying to balance current job, work on getting better one (long story there), and improving my habits. Noticing time management is a problem; I'm clueless there. Small wonder I feel like I got hit by a semi every few days....  Read more

Time to train from 10K to 1/2 Marathon?
Updated 4/20/2015 6:42:48 AM

Hi All, I'm a young male who runs a few times a week. I usually do 2/3 times, and I bike everyday to work. I just did a 10k, and I have already singed up for a half marathon in four weeks. When I run 10k I do it in an hour, and I feel pretty goo...  Read more

balancing hunger and caloric intake
Updated 4/19/2015 5:59:55 PM

Hi, I have been gradually introducing myself to a lifestyle of healthy eating for almost a year now. I finally decided to go to the gym about a month ago and i have been combining that with a reduced caloric intake (loose fat then later begin a...  Read more

balancing hunger and caloric intake
Updated 4/19/2015 12:19:39 PM

Hi, I have been gradually introducing myself to a lifestyle of healthy eating for almost a year now. I finally decided to go to the gym about a month ago and i have been combining that with a reduced caloric intake (loose fat then later begin a...  Read more

Has anyone on here tried crossfit training? How do
Updated 4/16/2015 11:52:53 PM

Has anyone on here tried crossfit training? How do you like it? Pros and cons? Would love some feedback and advice before I attempt it...  Read more

Add better sleeping

Don't skimp on sleep by trying to add more events to the days. It's a stressor & gets everying out of balance.andDon't repeatedly hit the snooze button, either go to sleep earlier or take a nap. Don't let the snooze button become a habit that needs...  Read more

Cross train to reduce boredom and repetition injuries

Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are sev...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof tha...  Read more

Is Tuna Scrape the New Pink Slime?

Last month the U.S. Food and Drug Administration identified raw yellowfin tuna as the source of a salmonella outbreak that reached more than200 people throughout 24 states and the District of Columbia. Salmonella Bareilly was the organism and ma...  Read more