The mortality rate of seniors after an unintentional fall increases significantly. Among the elderly with 38-47% of those who fall will eventually have a fatal outcome [3]. Furthermore, one-half of those who fall are likely to fall again [4]. To minimize falls, exercise and staying physically active is extremely important to ensure that the mind and body is constantly optimized. Unfortunately, not all exercises are created equally for fall prevention. Therefore, here are some simple
Cathryn Jakobson Ramin’s back pain started when she was 16, on the day she flew off her horse and landed on her right hip. For the next four decades, Ramin says her back pain was like a small rodent nibbling at the base of her spine. The aching left her bedridden on some days and made it difficult to work, run a household, and raise her two boys. By 2008, after Ramin had exhausted what
Women have different biomechanics due to a slight wider pelvis, which means their knees buckle more easily when landing from a jump. Women have looser joints, which is a risk factor for knee problems; and muscular, strength and hormonal issues also play a part. As recently reported, female participation in sport is booming, but so too is the rate of serious knee injuries. Therefore, prevention is always better than surgery, especially when it comes to

FREE Daily Food Journal Template Download

Posted by Ke Wynn Lee on  October 10, 2018

Category: Others
Never underestimate the power of a food journal. By writing down what you ate and your mood, can provide great insight on your eating habits. People with food journal have a higher chance of losing weight compared to those who don’t. I’ve prepared a printable food journal template just for you. Below is an example of how to use one. Be detailed and specific. I challenge you to do this for a week and compile

Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise

Posted by Ke Wynn Lee on  September 20, 2018

Category: Health & Wellness
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic, progressive disease that affects the neurological systems of the brain and body. The symptoms generally come on slowly over time. The most obvious symptoms of PD are, but not limited to: – tremors, – rigidity at the muscles and joints, – slowness of movement and reaction time, – stooped posture/forward leaning posture, – losing sense of balance – difficulty walking/shuffling gait The cause of PD is generally unknown and