Women face many issues as they age in the perimenopausal and menopausal stages of life, such as increased risk of osteoporosis, metabolic diseases, cardiovascular issues, and more. These obstacles create a challenge for women trying to develop a healthy lifestyle or maintain it as they age. The best way to optimize your health as you age is to work with a collaborative team of professionals that can help guide you through the process. Here are some tools to help women stay healthy in all aspects of their life.
Approximately 10% of the American population has type II diabetes — and 1 in 3 Americans have prediabetes. Fortunately, diabetes can be prevented and managed by living a healthy lifestyle of proper eating and exercising.
In honor of Bone & Joint Health National Action Week, Pilates Instructor Rebecca Deeley shares a few exercises on the Pilates Reformer that strengthen the muscles around the joints without stressing out the joints themselves. These exercises are perfect for those who are recovering after an injury and require low impact methods of gaining strength back.
Blood flow restriction (BFR) training is a modality that helps accelerate the rehab process, and to reduce risk of future injuries. BFR has been shown to have many local and systemic effects throughout the body, including positive effects on both muscles and bones.
To bring awareness to Bone & Joint Health Week, we dive into our own body’s foundation and explore how it changes as we age, as well as how to protect it.
The best way to optimize golf performance at any age is to optimize total body performance through an integrated team approach. The first step is completing a golf-specific health and fitness screen, which can identify potential impairments or impairments. Once they are identified, a team should be built around the golfer to address not only the impairments, but also to improve general fitness, proper form, hydration, muscle recovery, and mental performance.
Exercise isn’t just for regular gym goers or athletes; it is a useful tool for people of all ages and abilities to maintain health through every stage of life. Engaging in an appropriate level of regular physical activity can help prevent, treat, or even reverse, chronic diseases as we age.
While some levels of acute inflammation aid the body’s natural processes, prolonged, chronic inflammation causes a variety of health issues, including chronic disease and deterioration of body mechanics. It is incredibly important to manage things that can exacerbate inflammation such as a poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, elevated stress hormones, low quality sleep and more to prevent chronic inflammation from occurring.
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