TULSA - Although rippled abs and toned arms are common fitness goals for those getting older, the desire to keep doing the things we once took for granted make the top of the list.
Fitness expert Wes Cole has some drills to help increase balance.
Unilateral exercises - It seems like common sense, but I see a lot of people on machines or doing double leg squats. These don’t properly develop the neural stabilization to increase balance. Try these one-legged exercises.
Reflex catch drills - Oftentimes simple loss of reflex leads to falling. Try this catch reflex drill.
Walk - Any type of locomotion involves one leg at a time. It also builds ankle strength and endurance in the stabilizers.
Questions from viewers:
Is interval training better than regular cardio?
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