There are many components to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Yoga is a great option for those who want a peaceful alternative to a noisy gym. Yoga allows you to relax your mind and improve your fitness at the same time. There are many health benefits of yoga that are often overlooked when choosing an exercise routine.
Countertop Stretch: To stretch everything out
Rest with your forearms on a counter, feet shoulder width apart. Sway your hips forward, left and right. Assume a staggered stance and stretch the calf on the back leg or lunge forward to stretch the thigh. You can straighten the front knee and lift the toes.
It is estimated that 40% of people over the age of 40 have balance or dizziness problems. Balance issues are the #1 reason why people over the age of 65 will visit their doctor. Approximately one out of every three older Americans fall each year and 95 percent of all hip fractures result from falls.