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Strong Legs Strong Mind

A new study from Kings College London has indicated that strong legs have a direct correlation to a healthy brain, as discussed in this New York Times Well article. The reason that this study is so…


Telomeres and Exercise

Can exercise actually slow the aging process?  As demonstrated in this article from the New York Times, it appears that yes, it actually can!   If a person engages in a sufficient amount and variety of activities,…



Social Aspects of Group Fitness for Seniors

Today, I am writing about the social and community aspect of exercise for older adults. While many people might associate things like cribbage games or knitting clubs as typical social activities for seniors, group fitness…


Safe Exercising

One of the key considerations in older adult fitness is safe exercising. As a result of pre-existing conditions, muscle and joint degeneration, and age-related illnesses, it is important for older adult instructors to prepare their…




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