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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

calories eaten vs exercise
Updated 6/30/2015 9:51:00 PM

Hypothetically, if you burn about 1600 calories per day with exercise and daily functions, is it true that you should eat 80% of it back? (about 1200 calories) Or how would you adjust the calories you eat compared to the calories you burn?...  Read more

I have my calories set so that my exercise doesn't
Updated 6/28/2015 12:38:02 PM

I have my calories set so that my exercise doesn't change my calorie range. My calorie range is between 1350-1700 calories a day. I was wondering how many calories I should try to burn a day?...  Read more

A to Z exercise
Updated 6/27/2015 5:18:23 PM

A is for aerobics...  Read more

done 4 hours exercise this week :)
Updated 6/27/2015 5:36:22 PM

well chuffed with myself, done 4 hours exercise this week that is 100% usually what i do in a month (on crutches) so very pleased and loving it 1.5 hours last week...  Read more

not enough sleep and exercise
Updated 6/27/2015 4:17:41 PM

should I still exercise on days when I haven't gotten enough sleep? some days i'm so tired I feel sick (I have kidz with autism that sometimes wake me up way toooo damn early) and some days I'm torn between it being an excuse and not being...  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