Aired March 6, 2014 In this video I discuss the benefits of functional training for seniors. Client & friend Dr. Waldo Fielding demos a few exercises for balance, strength, mobility & overall health. Thank you to Boston Elderly Commission & Boston Neighborhood Network TV for the opportunity to share the benefits of exercising on their [...]
Bosu Kneeling Core Exercise Are you revisiting a past fitness goal? Congratulations on not giving up and read on! This article is written to save you time, frustration, energy and money. I want to stop you from self-sabotaging your fitness goals! Training for any goals takes physical and mental “Discipline”, contrary to what [...]
Functional training is fun, challenging and effective in improving one's quality of life at any age! In this video series, my octogenarian athlete performs different models of fitness ranging from reactive training with a stability ball , power exercise with a body bar and a cable triple extension exercise. Athletic movements that can be done [...]
"Age ain't nothing but a number"! In this video you will witness two veteran exercises, one in his 90s' and the other in 80s defy the odds with amazing feats of fitness. Bodybar, stability balls, Airex pad are some of the tools we use for strength and balance training. Watch and be inspired to go [...]
Seniors who can bench more than you. Age ain't nothing but a number. by Melissa Malamut Fitness Contributor: Julio A. Salado., NSCA-CPT., USAW Coach This article was posted in "Boston Magazine" online health blog on September 3, 2013. For the last 10 years, Julio Salado, a certified personal trainer in Boston, has been training everyone [...]
The year is 1947 and in a small gym at the local Boston YMCA, Archie Burgess embarks on a journey that will span over 6 decades and continues to this day. During this time, Archie learned the basics of "odd-lifts” (a term used before power-lifting was invented) with the help of a fitness coach and [...]
From the archives! Over 50 Fitness, Strength and Mobility Training. Total body, multi joint exercises are designed to develop lean muscle, strengthen joints and BURN CALORIES during and after your workout. Focus on our weakest links and make them into our strongest assets!!!
Advanced Functional Training for 90+ Athletes by Fitness Foundry. Re-learning how to move in all anatomical planes of motion is essential for optimizing human performance. In this series, there is an integration of bodyweight & mini band exercises with variations such as backward mini band walks, wall clock pushups, "Good Morning" hip hinge and unilateral [...]
Advanced Bodyweight Training for 80+ Athlete by Fitness Foundry. This video includes dynamic warm-ups for hips, ankles, scapular and bodyweight exercises such as Good Mornings and Incline Pushups. Functional training for balance, mobility, core stability, posture, joint integrity and good quality of life. Movement, performance and skill is displayed by our 80 year old athlete. [...]
Advanced senior fitness, "squat with waiter press"! Single arm overhead press with pod balanced on fist increases brain activity and shoulder stabilization. Relearning how to squat through bodyweight exercise has more musculoskeletal benefits than any leg machines. This combination of exercises challenges the core, balance and improves functional movement necessary for daily activities.