Entries by Simone Smith

SITTING IS THE NEW SMOKING!

If you’re like most people, you spend the vast majority of your day sitting down- in your office, commuting to and from work, watching TV in the evening and if you’re retired, you might watch TV during the day. Research shows that the average American spends nine to ten hours of their day sitting. Even on the […]

TRAIN TO PREVENT ACHES, PAINS AND INJURIES AT THE STUDIO OR IN-HOME!

Silver Stars Fitness is a fitness studio that specializes in working with the baby boomer & beyond client that offers SMALL group classes such as Balance & Fall Prevention, Total Body Strength & Conditioning, Tai Chi, Yoga, Pilates and our new class PREVENTATIVE TRAINING to protect your joints. In addition to our classes, Private training, Yoga, Pilates, Tai […]

BENEFITS OF BACKWARD WALKING

Reduced Shear Force On The Knees: Since the direction of knee joint shear force is reversed, backward walking may help anyone who experiences pain going up and down stairs or hills, or anyone has pain when performing lunges or squats with proper form. Increased Energy Expenditure: Electromyographical muscle activity of the lower extremities appears to be greater in backward […]

8 MUST DO EXERCISES FOR THE BABY BOOMER & BEYOND!

Silver Stars Fitness is a fitness studio that specializes in working with the baby boomer & beyond client. Our clients are very diverse, as we see people who are very fit and function like they’re fifteen years younger than their calendar years, to people that have been inactive for a long time that have various orthopedic concerns. Silver Stars […]