Balance is a predictor of your longevity, and your ability (or inability) to balance could be an indicator of your brain health. Here’s what losing your balance could mean and some tips on how to assess it.

Balance is a Predictor of Your Longevity

In this video, these questions will be answered:

    1. Can we test our own balance? 
    2. What’s a BOSU Ball?
    3. How long should we be able to balance on one leg?
    4. What’s the connection between our balance and brain health?  
    5. What are some warning signs of poor balance?
    6. What are ways we can improve our balance?

Fall Risk

    • 28% adults (1 in 4) age 65+ fall each year and less than half ever tell their doctor. A fall is the most important reason to see a doctor and be evaluated.

Karen Owoc logoKaren’s Fit Tip: Don’t shrug off a fall or “near fall”. Consider it a health clue. Seek out a professional to help assess your balance, identify muscle imbalances/weaknesses, and help improve your functional fitness.

 

Learn more about our research-proven Balance Training program.

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Karen Owoc

Karen Owoc is a certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist specializing in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and lifestyle medicine. Her science-based approach to longevity, nutrition, and muscle health has made her the go-to source for health seekers and medical professionals alike. Karen's best-selling book on functional longevity, "Athletes in Aprons: The Nutrition Playbook to Break 100", and her transformative perspective have mended many minds, hearts, and spirits.

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