Items Tagged ‘balance’

October 31, 2017

Holiday Balancing Act

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

During the holidays it can seem challenging to stay on track with living well. Consider these 6 tips to balance the season. Include all the food groups: Add fruit to the dessert or appetizer table. Top a green veggie salad with beans or unsalted nuts. Use whole wheat crackers on the cheese plate.  Substitute milk […]

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Tags: balance, holidays, Nutrition


July 27, 2016

Do You Incorporate These 4 Exercises?

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Incorporating aerobic, strength, balance and flexibility training into your weekly routine could prevent injury and promote longevity as expressed in this article from LiveScience featuring our own Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine co-director, Dr. Edward Laskowski. Since these modes of exercise are so vital to your overall health, take a look at our group fitness classes that all focus […]

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Tags: 4 exercises, balance, Blog, Cardio, fitness, Flexibility, group fitness classes, health, Strength Training


November 24, 2015

Stepping On: Building Confidence, Reducing Falls

By The DAHLC dahlcsocialmedia

Stepping On is a program that builds confidence and empowers older adults to carry out health behavior that reduce the risks of falls. In a small group setting, participants will learn about improving strength and balance, home hazards and modifications, safe footwear, vision and falls, community safety, and medicine review. Fee: $20 per participant for the 7 week program Registration required […]

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Tags: AOA, balance, program, Registrations


July 6, 2015

Speed Ladder – Fun For All

By Desiree Ahrens ahrensdesiree

Picture the obligatory scene in a sports movie where the unlikely athlete starts to make the turn to star athlete. With an inspirational soundtrack playing in the background, the athlete sweats, grunts, runs, and jumps. Sometimes the athlete will take a few turns through the speed ladder. However unlikely the scene that unfolds before us […]

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Tags: agility, balance, Blog, exercise rx, Flexibility, get fit, health and wellness coach staff, Move, Movement Training, nervous system, power, speed ladder