As we age, posture, flexibility, and balance are critical to avoiding falls that can lead to fractures. “Men may have strength, but not flexibility, whereas women are likely to have more flexibility than strength,” says Ann Marie Provenzano, M.S., a Connecticut-based certified strength and conditioning specialist and exercise physiologist. Both can influence your posture and balance. A review of 159 trials with 79,153 older adults found that home-based exercises can reduce the risk of falling.
Medical writer of this innovative Harvard consumer white paper on the connection between humans and dogs. Owning a dog can prompt you to be more physically active — have leash, will walk. It can also help you be calmer, more mindful, and more present in your life, make kids more active, secure, and responsible, improve the lives of older individuals, and make you feel more more social and less isolated.
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