Training for Seniors

Nowadays, the young population are always in hospitals due to  various health problems and doctors highly suggest them to do the regular exercises to avoid these . Exercising not only increases the muscles size but also increases muscular strength which endures the ability to repeat the step again and again.

General health training must be given to seniors to strengthen the necessary muscles. Seniors must follow certain rules to get into complete training and they are,

  • They must make sure to warm up at least ten minutes before and after the exercise
  • Should not stop the exercise in the middle since it may result in the joint pain and soreness
  • Should maintain correct postures while doing the exercise
  • Movements should be done controlled and safely
  • Do not hold their breathe while exercising

In order to gain strength and build stamina, they need to follow some daily activities. This will make a balanced routine and also strengthen the core muscles. The trunk and back areas are important for improving abdominal and hip flexor muscles which  in turn helps one to get out of bed with ease.

Lower body exercises help in strengthening the knees which gives the ability to stand and balance for the aged people. It helps in circulating the blood from the upper body to the rest of the body. The upper body exercises improve your ability in raising your arm above your shoulders and also with your daily activities like pushing a cart or opening the door. These kind of training from a personal trainer for seniors will help them in producing a number of beneficial changes at the molecular, hormonal and beneficial changes in the body. It also helps in overcoming the most common diseases like heart disease, diabetes, cancer and Alzheimer’s to name a few in the long run.

Always the health coach will make sure that the seniors feel that it is never too old to start the training and strength training is very important for any age group.

Ezfit Singapore provides home based training solutions for seniors to get fit. They can get started with exercise with a safe and comfortable environment like their own home.


Saravavan Nadarajan (Vanan)

Vanan, fitness expert and leader at EzFit Singapore, specializes in holistic training—home-based, boot camps, and corporate fitness—with over a decade of industry experience.