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How Should It Feel When You Do Balance Exercises?

By Claudine Aherne January 05, 2023

Do you feel that your balance is not as good as it used to be? Do you sometimes feel unsteady and find yourself looking at the ground when you walk?

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Standing on One Leg to Improve Your Balance? 3 Ways to Get More from Your Balance Exercises

By Claudine Aherne March 25, 2020

Do you sometimes try to stand on one leg while brushing your teeth or waiting for the kettle to boil? As a woman over 60 you know it’s good for your balance, and it does seem to get easier if you do it regularly…

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Struggling with Balance Exercises After 60? These 5 Essentials Can Help Successfully Prevent Falls

By Claudine Aherne December 12, 2019

You know how important your balance is – for feeling confident when you’re out walking, for feeling steady coming down the stairs and for avoiding trips and falls…

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Having Trouble Sticking with Balance Exercises for Seniors? This One Trick Will Help!

By Margaret Manning September 07, 2019

Just like exercise and good nutrition, we all know that balance exercises for seniors are important. As a 70-year-old woman, I don’t consider myself “old” and I certainly don’t feel like a “senior” but I also understand that I am getting to an age where falls are a very real danger. Read More

4 Amazing Things Happen When You Start Doing Balance Exercises After 50

By Margaret Manning January 04, 2019

Most people think that balance exercises are for preventing falls. Nothing could be further from the truth! Read More

The Surprising Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life

By Margaret Manning October 18, 2017

I used to think that balance exercises were only good for preventing falls. Now, after several years of working on my balance, I know that they are essential for getting the most out of life after 60. When you are stable, you are more likely to get out into the world, exercise and enjoy the hobbies that you love. So, today, I want to share my own experience… including a few nasty falls that I have taken. Then, I’d love to hear what you are doing to improve your balance. Come join us for a cup of tea (or coffee) and a chat. And, if you enjoy the show, please tell one friend about us today. Your support means so much to me! Read More

4 Ways Balance Exercises Can Change Your Life After 50

By Margaret Manning August 22, 2017

In my experience, most older adults don’t think about the importance of balance exercises until they have a scare. Perhaps, like me, they experience a fall. Or, maybe they see an older relative struggling to stay independent because of his or her lack of balance. Read More

3 Reasons Balance Exercises for Seniors Are So Important

By Margaret Manning February 20, 2016

I didn’t really understand the importance of balance exercises for seniors until I fell on a rainy evening in Paris, about 5 years ago. Read More

The 3 Reasons Why It’s Easier Than You Think to Improve Your Balance with Exercises

By Claudine Aherne November 18, 2023

Have you noticed that your balance is not quite as good as it used to be? Do you sometimes feel unsteady when you’re walking? Perhaps you find yourself looking down at the ground more than you would like…

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Spring Has Sprung – Now, It’s Time to Focus on Your Balance

By Claudine Aherne April 03, 2024

Do you feel cheerful when you notice the signs of spring? Are you enjoying the sight of daffodils, tulips and cherry blossom trees? Do you feel more optimistic with the onset of longer days and milder weather? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t feel happier…

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