Karen Marcouiller

Personal Trainer and Health Coach

National Sports and Conditioning Association (NSCA)

American Council on Exercise (ACE)

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November 25, 2019

Most of us have noticed the change is our body composition, strength and appearance as we’ve gotten older. We gain weight, we lose our ability to do what we used to – climb stairs easily, get up and down from chairs or the floor easily, carry groceries easily – and oft...

November 19, 2019

Many of the benefits of exercise are well known – it helps prevent heart disease, stroke, and diabetes. Exercise helps with weight control, lowers blood pressure, prevents depression, and improves arthritis symptoms,

among many others. Blah, blah, blah. You’ve heard it...

November 11, 2019

Skipping the warm up

Warming up prepares our muscle and nervous system for exercise. It increases the blood flow to our extremities and decreases the risk of injury. Warm up by doing anything that gets your heart beating faster and literally ‘warms you up’. Try walking,...

November 4, 2019

It’s safe to say we’ve all lost our balance at one time or another. Most of the time, if we’re lucky, we’re able to catch ourselves before we fall.

As we get older, this ability to maintain balance, or recover when wobbly becomes more and more difficult.

Having good bala...

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