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Exercises for Scoliosis
I have scoliosis. Do you have any exercises to help me? I have been doing the eldergym exercises for some time and feel that they have been a lot of …
Best Gym Equipment for Osteoporosis
I recently joined a gym for the first time. I'm 62 year old female with osteoporosis t score of -2.5. Although I received short training for the equipment, …
How do I know when I am exercising too much?
Since I posted the question about my exercising heart rate, I have dropped the eggs and have lost about seven lbs and now weigh 208 The charts say I should …
How to get my abs in shape and loose weight
Are there any exercise videos to get my protruding stomach in check? Also,I am overweight. I have vowed to start exercises for the last part of my life's …
How to get off the floor and out of the Bath safely
Can you teach me a safe way of getting up and down from the floor and in and out of the bath?
Is my heart rate too high?
At 68 years of age, male I ride bicycle a minimum of 15 miles, 5 days a week. On average 25 miles 5 days a week. My heart rate climbing hills is in the …
Muscle wasting in the arms of seniors
I am a very very active 77 year old. I do all my own housework, tend quite a large garden & have a dog that needs daily exercise. In fact I am more active …
What is the floor bike for home use for seniors
Can you advise what this is called please?
Weight exercises for upper body after heart surgery.
I was told not to lift weights or row after my triple bypass in September 2009 as it would affect my sternum. I visit the gym twice a week and use the …
Senior exercise equipment for home
I want to buy my Dad a weight machine so he can exercise at home. Do you know where I can find one?
Upper arm exercises for seniors
What weight should I use for your upper arm exercise?
Flabby underarms in Seniors
What kind of exercises can I do to decrease the flab under my arms or "wings".
When to increase weights in a senior workout.
I have been working on arms and legs with weights. I increased my ankle weights from 2 lb. to 4 lb. Yesterday my upper leg muscles began to ache. Do …
Backward Lunges For Seniors
Do you think stepping backwards when doing a lunge is easier on the knees?
Are walking and rowing machines good exercises for Seniors
At 81 years of age I go to gym twice a week spending 12 minutes on a stationery bike and 12 minutes on a rowing machine - both at a gentle pace. I walk …
Exercise For Spinal Fusion
I had a spinal fusion 3 years ago. I also went to P.T. right after it and again later on. The doctor feels that bone spurs are causing the pain and has …
Exercise & ROM After a Stroke For The Elderly
I am going to work with a woman, in her 60's, who had a stroke, effecting her left side, mostly arm & hand, with ability to ambulate. Independent movement …
Variety in Exercise Program
As a regular exerciser for many years (three times a week at a fitness center, an hour each time), should I increase or decrease the weights, reps, etc.? …
Four week program
I am working through your four week exercise program. After I am finished do you have a continuing program? If not what would you suggest that I do to …
How To Improve My Balance
I have a very severe balance problem. If I do the balance exercises every day, how long until I can notice a difference. My balance is bad in the house …
How long to regain balance with exercise
I was wondering how long it might take for results in the balance program. I have a serious balance problem and no one can tell me what causes it or …
Exerxcise And Knee Arthritis
I am an old man of 75 and want to remain independent though I have osteoarthritis of the knees.
Elderly Walking Endurance
Is it necessary to improve walking endurance in the elderly?
Senior Video for Sale?
I truly like your stretching routine. I am recovering from Chronic Regional Pain Syndrome and like to do your routine first thing in the morning. Do …
Exercises For Vertigo
What exercises would be good for vertigo?
Why Do I Have Pain After Exercise
Why do I have pain and weakness after doing exercises that my Therapist gave me. I do these exercises about 1/2 hr a day
Best time of day for seniors to exercise
What time of day do most elderly/ retiree prefer to exercise? I want to offer a fitness class for this age group and want to time it for when they would …
How long to rest between exercises
I am wanting to know the recovery time after one set of 10 to 20 reps of yellow or red theraband or light 2 to 3 lb free weights. In rehab settings …
Best use of home gym machines for seniors
What is the best/safest way to use my home gym machine for strength, range of motion, cardio, etc?
Disclaimer: Please note: The authors comments are provided for general information purposes only and do not constitute personal medical or other professional advice on any subject matter. Please consult your doctor before beginning an exercise program or otherwise increasing your activity level.
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