Fitness Basics #3: Core

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Hopefully you’ve been practicing your posture and balance exercises from the last two editions. This week we are adding in core work. Core strength exercises work your abdominal muscles, back muscles plus the muscles surrounding your pelvis. Strong core muscles make it easier to participate in many physical activities with less chance of injury. Also […]


Fitness Basics #2: Balance

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Last week, I talked about Posture and its importance as part of three fitness basics-posture, balance and core.  This week, let’s talk about Balance!   Balance is crucial to a healthier lifestyle.  If you couldn’t balance, you would constantly be falling down.  As we age, our balance decreases for many reasons including sedentary lifestyles, blood […]