Exercise For Stroke Victims

Stroke survivors experience physical deconditioning and lead sedentary lifestyles.1 Evidence supports the benefits of aerobic and strength training exercise for stroke survivors1 Benefits of Exercise for Stroke Survivors: Improve cardiovascular fitness2 Improve physical function, eg walking ability3 Improve depressive symptoms4 Improves quality of life5 Improved aspects of executive functioning and memory6 Reduces the risk for…

‘Osteo-cise’: High-Impact Exercise & Strong Bones

Osteoporosis Low bone mass and deterioration of bone structure is a condition termed osteoporosis. This condition is commonly presented in the elderly, but should not be excused as a ‘natural part of aging’. The strength of bone is under genetic control, but can also be greatly influenced by environmental factors, such as exercise! “Osteoporosis affects…

Surf With No Sharks?!

I love the beaches! I even love when the sand gets stuck in between my toes and the salt water tangled in my hair. The beach is not just ‘vitamin D medication’, but it is also my spiritual place. During my childhood, ‘beach-ing’ with friends, was the only thing we did…and shopping too. There were…