As we age, we lose elasticity in our muscles, joints and connective tissue, causing stiffness and soreness. One way to alleviate these problems is with foam rolling — a safe and effective form of self-massage and stretching that uses a stiff foam cylinder to apply pressure to certain parts of your body.
Though anyone can seriously injure themselves, falls can become increasingly more dangerous as you age. Even falls that don’t cause direct injury can be harmful to your physical or emotional health. According to the National Institutes of Health, over one-third of seniors over the age of 65 have suffered at least one fall per year. Continue Reading >>
Body weight and shape are determined by a combination of muscles, fluid and body fat. Losing body fat is the primary means of losing weight and can be accomplished in a variety of means from aerobic conditioning to strength training activities.