Strengthen Your Core to Improve Balance


Sorry to say but, as you age, your muscle mass declines, your flexibility lessens and your balance suffers. A combination of these factors can lead to a dangerous fall — in fact, 2.5 million older people are treated in the emergency room for injuries from a fall each year. One remedy to this risk: regular core training.

According to certain studies, core strength training can be used instead of or in addition to traditional balance or resistance training programs for older adults. As a result of a stronger mid-section (lower back, abdominals and pelvic floor, everyday activities will be easier and the risk of a fall or other injury will decrease.

These clips from our programs that could help you get started....