Friday, June 21, 2019
Incorporating balance training into your fitness routine is essential as you age. Good balance is important for many daily activities such as walking, carrying a backpack, stepping off a curb or using the stairs.
Balance training often includes exercises that strengthen your lower body and core and help keep you more upright and stable. By adding a few balance exercises to your workout, you can increase your body awareness and posture. You may also notice improvements in your coordination and reaction time, which reduces your fall risk.
Balance training can be done as often as you like and doesn’t have to be done at the gym. You can practice exercises at home, in your backyard or at the park.
Here are a few balance training exercises you can try:
- Becky Klimaski