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Senior Exercise Equipment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Senior Exercise Equipment.

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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

A New Definition For ''Old''

According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S...  Read more

Try a New Sport this Freezin' Season

The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice...  Read more

9 Myths & Misconceptions about Pilates

When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l...  Read more

The Most Fun You'll Ever Have Burning Fat

If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your fitness routine, why not try dancing? With the popularity of TV dance shows these days, there’s never been a better time to put on your dancing shoes. Why should celebrities have all the fun...  Read more

I'm excited that I exercised for 74 minutes today.
Updated 11/22/2014 6:42:03 PM

I'm excited that I exercised for 74 minutes today. And burned one-third of my calorie intake....  Read more

If you can do other exercise besides your PT sessi
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If you can do other exercise besides your PT sessions like walking or bike riding, try that for some cardio. Or, you can explore the seated workout section on the Spark site if you can't do standing workouts....  Read more

Weekly Exercise Minutes/Calories Burned Goals?
Updated 11/21/2014 4:00:38 PM

Hi! I want to know how does the site determine the amount of exercise minutes and calories burned goals per week that I should be doing? My default settings say I should be doing 180 minutes of activity a week and burning 720 calories. I manage...  Read more

Slim without exercise? Are they healthy?
Updated 11/23/2014 6:50:47 PM

I met a college student the other day. She was slim but she says she never exercises. Is she any better off then someone like me, who is slightly overweight but exercises fairly regularly. She might say that she doesn't need to exercise. What do...  Read more

I need an old person exercise video for someone to
Updated 11/21/2014 2:22:47 PM

I need an old person exercise video for someone totally out of shape, any ideas?...  Read more

Free Gym or Fitness Center Memberships for Seniors

Ask if you can receive a free gym membership through the Silver Sneakers program that comes with some health care programs for seniors. Programs may offer memberships at Ys, commercial gyms, or senior centers. Programs differ nationwide & consider yo...  Read more

Pool exercise

If you have a pool, get some pool exercise equipment and workout in the water. ....  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Senior Playgrounds Offer New Exercise Options

Who says that playgrounds should be just for kids? London's Hyde Park area is set to open a new outdoor playground specifically geared toward older adults. The equipment will be designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength through low impa...  Read more

Is Diet the Most Important Factor for Senior Health? Maybe Not.

Healthy habits are important at any age, but it can be easier to get away with poor habits in your 20’s than in your 50’s and 60’s.  As we age, it becomes even more obvious that a balanced diet, regular exercise and taking good...  Read more