Tag: functional ageing

Ageing functionally

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When it comes to mature clients, we should focus on their functional movement capabilities and not just their age, as Aislinn Kelly finds out. Julia Willmott, whose small Pilates classes incorporate clients from the age of 40 to 70, believes instructors and PTs should look beyond the age of their clients. She says, “Find out [...]

Everything you wanted to know about Cody Sipe

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… but were too afraid to ask Aislinn Kelly chats to Arkansas-based leading authority and FitPro LIVE presenter Cody Sipe on exercise and ageing. Aislinn Kelly: What’s your fitness philosophy? Cody Sipe: As I hit my mid-30s, my philosophy changed and now my training is based on movement longevity: living better instead of looking better. Yes, [...]

Baby boomers beat millennials

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… when it comes to regular exercise   Research released by Nuffield Health (nuffieldhealth.com/active) this week reveals that 60-somethings are visiting the gym more frequently than the younger population. Nuffield Health collected data from 77 of its fitness and well-being gyms across the UK earlier this year to reveal that the average age of their most [...]