After age 40, our muscles start to atrophy or get smaller.
As we age, it is very important to do exercises to maintain our muscle mass.
This exercise is a simple bodyweight exercise that you can do in order to build and maintain strength in your legs in order to keep your quality of life and maintain your activities of daily living.
Give it a try, and as always, let me know if you have any questions.
Keeping the feet strong can help alleviate foot pain and problems such as plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, heel pain, and more.
This foot exercise is simple and requires no equipment.
Looking for better posture?
This video is for you if you sit a lot and are looking to improve your posture to prevent your forward hump in your mid-back.
This is an excellent exercise for the lower body. Give it a try and let me know how it goes!
Why do I like single-leg deadlifts so much? Because they help low back pain! I used to be a figure skater, and I had low back pain I needed to rehab over the years. These helped me so much! The single-leg deadlift is simple and effective. It helps with preventing and rehabbing low back pain, as well as improving balance. You can do this with a kettlebell or dumbbell, and I would suggest that beginners can do it without any weights and still get effective exercise.
The wall sit exercise is a simple exercise that you can do anywhere. It helps to strengthen the lower legs, which can help with knee pain and back pain.
Let us know if you have any questions!
The donkey kick exercise strengthens the glutes and can help with low back pain and pelvic instability.
Tips for this exercise to get the most out of it are:
Ensure you are activating your glutes and not your hamstrings.
Keep the leg you are listing at a 90 degrees bend
Ensure your hip is not internally or externally rotated and is neutral