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Exercise Medicine

EXERCISES FOR ELDERLY PEOPLE AT KÖRPERKRAFT

Are you a senior citizen and looking to establish an exercise routine? All you need to do is incorporate few minutes of exercises in your daily routine. You can include our ACTIVE AGEING FOR ELDERLY program to improve your strength, flexibility, balance and stability.
No matter your age or physical condition, it’s never too late to start exercising and get yourself fit with our experts. There are several reasons where our body starts slowing down and become more sedentary with age. It may be because of health problems, weight or pain issues, or worries about falling. Or perhaps you think that exercising is not meant for senior citizens. But it is a surprising fact that as you grow older, it becomes more essential for your health.
A study found that physical exercise leads to longevity, adding extra years to your life, even when you start exercising until your senior years. Get your body moving as it boosts energy, maintains your independence, good for heart health, and manage symptoms of illness or pain as well as weight also. Regular exercise improves your mind, mood, and memory. Join our active aging for the elderly and enjoy every possible way to become more active and improve your lifestyle & outlook.

Types of Exercises for Elderly People

Stability Training

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury and damage for senior citizens. With the help of stability training at Körperkraft, you can improve your balance and strength, so you can stand tall and feel comfortable while walking.

Balance Training

Falls are one of the leading causes of injury and damage for senior citizens. With the help of stability training at Körperkraft, you can improve your balance and strength, so you can stand tall and feel comfortable while walking.

Resistance Band Training

As you grow older, an active life is more important than ever. Even as the world tells you it's time to retire, relax, and take it easy, your body is craving for you to keep moving. And though you may be ready to retire from your 9-to-5, don’t hang up your walking shoes quite yet. Make yourself active with Resistance Band Training, as older adults to help lessen the symptoms of the following chronic conditions:

Flexibility Training

Stretching is an important part of elderly and seniors flexibility and will help offset the effects of normal decline in the flexibility of your joints, and help you remain active and independent. As we age muscles become shorter and lose their elasticity. Aging can affect the structure of your bones and muscles causing pain and decreased range of motion in the shoulders, spine and hips. Flexibility Training is an excellent way to relax and relieve tension if you incorporate breathing exercises and good posture in your stretching program. It becomes very important for seniors to maintain range of motion and your ability to move all joints normally with activities during the day.

Benifits

Benefits of Exercises for Elderly People

Improved Mental Fitness

Now you are well aware of the importance of exercises for a senior citizen. Also, these exercises help in improving your sleep and help in dealing with depression, anxiety, and stress. Sure above-mentioned exercises will improve your physical health and physique even at old age but also help in staying active mind. With the help of a sound exercise plan you feel more energetic throughout the day, sleep better at night, have sharper memories, and positivity all around.

Decreased Risk of Falls

Older adults are at an increased risk of dropping, which may be potentially dangerous to preserve freedom. Exercise increases strength and endurance leading to improve balance and coordination, decreasing the risk of falling. Seniors take even longer to heal from falls, and it is necessary to do something that helps them stop them first.

Decreased Risk of Falls

Building muscular strength refers to the amount of force a muscle can produce with a single maximal effort. Building muscle strength helps with body alignment, makes performing everyday actions easier, and increases metabolism. The best way to build muscle strength is to participate in a program of resistance training. Do not worry seniors; you don’t have to lift weights to improve your muscle power. You can visit our Körperkraft Medicare Centre and, our experts will guide you throughout the journey.

Improved Muscle Mass

Muscles are harder to build and maintain as we age. We start losing our muscles at the age of 30 and start experiencing a 3-5% reduction in the lean muscle mass every decade thereafter. A regular resistance exercise plan and strength training exercises are the keys to build and keep muscles. For you, everyday activities such as carrying groceries, play with your grandchildren, and gardening in your free time can strengthen up your muscles mass.

Improved Cardio Vascular Status

Low-intensity exercises help in improved Cardio Vascular Status and are suitable for older adults with a range of medical conditions that make exertion particularly difficult or dangerous. The most standard low-intensity cardio activity is walking. Walking at a slow pace during standard activities, such as shopping, counts toward your weekly goal. If your health and stamina improve, you might consider increasing the pace or length of your walks. You can join our classes to get a better insight into our elderly plans.

Improved Insulin Tolerance for Diabetes

Regular exercises in your old age are one of the best ways to increase insulin sensitivity. It helps move sugar into the muscles for storage and promotes an immediate increase in insulin sensitivity, which lasts 2-48 hours, depending on the exercise. Resistance training also helps in increasing insulin tolerance. While both aerobic and resistance training increases insulin sensitivity, combining both in your routine appears to be most effective during your old age.

Improved Cardio Vascular Status

Low-intensity exercises help in improved Cardio Vascular Status and are suitable for older adults with a range of medical conditions that make exertion particularly difficult or dangerous. The most standard low-intensity cardio activity is walking. Walking at a slow pace during standard activities, such as shopping, counts toward your weekly goal. If your health and stamina improve, you might consider increasing the pace or length of your walks. You can join our classes to get a better insight into our elderly plans.

Urine Incontinence

An overactive bladder (OAB) is most common problem faced by elderly people and can be very inconvenient. It’s uncomfortable. It sends you searching for the bathroom more often than you’d like. It interrupts your activities. It may lead to episodes of incontinence and feelings of embarrassment. Exercises at Körperkraft help you in strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which support the uterus, bladder, small intestine and rectum. You can do various exercises recommended by our experts, just about any time to improve problems like Urine Incontinence.

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