Lack of attention to balance and flexibility

The two things that most of those my age do most poorly at the gym (or in terms of exercise) are paying enough attention to their balance, and to flexibility.

Neglecting to stand on their own two feet

It disturbs me that so many older people get directed by the PTs onto the gym machines. We don’t need isolation exercises at our age (or at any age). They’d get a lot more benefit utilising their whole neuromuscular chain from their brain to their feet.

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Walter Adamson

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