Exercise and Aging

Certified personal trainer, Karen Marcouiller specializes in working with men and women who are 50 and older — helping them to live their best lives. She stopped by with some approachable exercise moves you can fit into your routine no matter your age.

Karen is offering 30% off to all new clients, click here for more details.

Benefits of Exercise:
– Increases strength, coordination, balance and ease of everyday movements
– Increases bone density
– Reduces the risk of stroke and heart attack
– Improves cognitive function and reduces the risk of getting dementia
– Delays the onset, prevents or improves the symptoms some diseases, heart disease, diabetes, high cholesterol, colon cancer, arthritis
– Improves confidence
– Reduces or eliminates symptoms of depression and anxiety
– Increases immunity
– Increases longevity

Simple Exercises:
1. Squat with medicine ball (or lunge) holding onto something for support if necessary
This move helps with upper body strength

2. Row with a Band
This move helps with your posture

3. Plank with a Chair
This move helps strengthens your core

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