Our founder and spokesman Roger Teeter frequently talks about the importance of maintaining functional fitness into one’s senior years. And he lives by example – here’s Roger earlier this month teaching his 5-year old grandson how to waterski! To Roger, and so many other super seniors out there, it’s all about the ability to stay active and do what you love.
Hours of gardening can take its toll on your back. Though your yard will be weed free and filled with beautiful plants, gardening can strain your lower back and legs causing muscle aches and sore joints. Without relieving the pain, gardening can become too unbearable and force you to quit it altogether!
As the days get longer and warmer, most people want to spend more time outside enjoying the sunshine and participating in outdoor activities like running, hiking, and biking. These activities are not always kind to your back and joints, especially if they are ill-prepared due to a lack of activity during the long winter months.
New inverters may experience mild disorientation or dizziness, which are typically temporary symptoms caused by the sudden shift in the balance structures in the inner ear. This may be caused by inverting too quickly or simply by inverting at all if your body is sensitive to changes in balance/orientation.
Though stretching can be time-consuming, it provides many benefits. Gentle stretching can help loosen the soft tissues of your body like ligaments and muscles to increase flexibility and help you relax. That being said, it is easy to make common mistakes that can cause injury. Here are some tips to make sure that you’re avoiding injury and stretching safely.