By Mary In Health, PIlates
Keeping mobile is the key to staying young and to maintaining a good quality of life. How many people do you know who lose the ability to move independently and whose quality of life rapidly diminishes? We don’t have to run a marathon to keep fit and healthy but it’s vital that we keep ourselves moving and our muscles strong.
If your spine is flexible at 60 you are young.
Pilates is excellent for seniors for the following simple reasons:
- It’s gentle on bones and joints
- Strengthens muscles
- Mobilizes joints
- Improves balance and coordination (We lose both with age!)
- Prevents falls
- Improves posture – look 10 years younger!