Exercises for seniors to improve strength and balance

It is essential to have a sense of balance in our life. However, with age, changes can threaten one’s equilibrium and increase the risk of falling. At the same time, many physical fitness factors are measured through routine exercise.

The most effective way to improve balance is through regular aerobic exercise, which works specifically to help our mind stay preoccupied with simple physical movements, encouraging us to keep fit for longer before muscle deterioration occurs. 

So, how can seniors improve their balance to prevent these severe injuries? This blog will demonstrate how to improve balance and strength by using specific machines.

Benefits of strength and balance exercises for seniors

Exercise is essential, no matter what your age is. Seniors, especially, should be proactive in being physically active to reduce the risk of health problems like heart diseases or osteoporosis and associated illnesses. Seniors will find that doing even a little bit of exercise can significantly improve their mobility and enable them to experience greater self-confidence and better overall health. It’s never too late or too early to begin thinking about an exercise plan that can help you achieve this – whatever your age!

strength and balance exercise for seniors

Exercise equipment at Easy Exercising for strength and balance

 

  • Power-assisted machines

Power training with low load demonstrated the most significant improvements in balance. It’s safe for anyone to use and there are so many benefits. They improve cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, circulation, muscle strength, independence, sleep, weight, overall health, and a decrease in stress. It’s beneficial for seniors and people with long-term medical conditions who would not otherwise be able to exercise or go to the gym. 

 

  • Rehabilitation equipment

Our rehabilitation equipment is perfect for making the rehabilitation process easy and comfortable. It’s simple enough that you’ll be able to enjoy it and actually look forward to your sessions, but still encourages you to try harder and truly engages improvement.

 

  • Treadmill 

Treadmills are an efficient and easy exercise tool. They’re common for a reason: because the effect they have on your health can be incredible. They help to build muscles and bone density, keep diabetes under control, and put less stress on your body. Best of all, it’s easy to have a chat while walking on a treadmill!

 

  • Pneumatic resistance machines

Resistance training is an excellent way to counteract the age-related loss of muscle mass, improve strength and turn fat to muscle. It has a significant positive impact on the ability to perform daily activities. It places demands on the body that helps the muscle fibers grow in an easy and effective manner. 

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Our clients really can’t get enough of our services. We’ve seen incredible improvements in strength, balance, and overall mobility, as well as a general joy for life. There really is nothing better than a community of friendly faces to support you on your journey to better health.

Easy Exercising clients can't get enough!

“I had a very good hour doing Easy Exercising which isn’t hard on your joints. I think it’s good for any over fifties to try as they will find it so good for their different problems or just to have some general exercise. There is a qualified person supervising you on each machine & it’s a very sociable environment.” – Margaret

 

“EE has everything you need to get up and moving. They help you to exercise, without stress and strain on your body. They offer you a chance to talk, laugh and have fun with other people, like yourself. They have really been there for Ross, my husband, and me, we couldn’t have done it without them, Andrea, Jess and Barb. So if you are sitting at home, feeling that this is it, that it was only going to get worse, as you get older. Well this is how we were, before we heard about EASY EXERCISING.” – Sandra 

“As usual, a great gentle workout in pleasant company with great advice from Jessica to reset me on the way forward. Feeling more flexible and energised!! Can highly recommend this form of exercise for mature non-gym junkies!” – Roberta

 

Conclusion

As we age, our balance and strength naturally changes. However, this can lead to increased risk of falls and a general decreased quality of life. But this doesn’t mean it’s the end for you! Routine exercise can help restore balance, increase strength, and, by finding the right exercises for you, you can do all of this and more without overextending yourself or your muscles. 

If you have suffered from a fall, have been experiencing physical pain, or just want to restore mobility, our team at Easy Exercising is here for you.

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