Active Lifestyles for Seniors: Age gracefully and reduce your risk of falling with a balance board for seniors!
Throw rugs. Wet floors. Cracked sidewalks. Ice. Toys. Steps. Ladders. Bath tubs and showers. All challenges to our maturing bodies.
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), each year, more than one-third of people age 65 or older fall. Falls and fall-related injuries, such as hip fracture, can have a serious impact on an older person’s life. If you fall, it could limit your activities or make it impossible to live independently. The NIH recommends that balance exercises, along with certain strength exercises, can help prevent falls by improving your ability to control and maintain your body’s position, whether you are moving or still.
Imagine moving with confidence on uneven floor surfaces, playgrounds, step stools and more, with confidence, balance and ease. Pick up and carry groceries, and grandchildren knowing you’re physically strong and stable.
StrongBoard MINI® provides several benefits: Better balance; increased strength, and injury recovery and prevention.
With better balance and more strength, you can have a more active lifestyle with family and friends. You’ll be more independent and confident.
Strengthening the 29 muscles of your core — comprised of your stomach, back, hips and pelvis — improves all functional movement, increases balance and stability, recovers posture and thereby reduces the risk of falling.
How StrongBoard MINI® works as a balance board for seniors: By simply standing on the board, your core muscles immediately engage to keep you balanced. When you’re first starting out, you can hold on to something solid such as a heavy chair or counter to assist in balancing. Performing simple exercises such as shifting your weight from leg to leg, or leg lifts, will also engage muscles important to good balance. As you become more comfortable balancing on the board, you won’t need the chair or counter, and begin to realize the full benefits of using your entire body weight to balance on the board.
Balance board fitness enhances your proprioception, and strengthens the neural pathways to joints and ligaments, providing you with quicker balance reflexes. Additionally, if you have prior injuries, a balance fitness routine will enhance blood flow to the ligaments and tendons, enhancing the recovery process.
- Improves Balance
- Enhances fall prevention
- More flexibility, strength
- Is portable and electricity free
- Low impact
- With the support of our huge library of balance board fitness exercises for senior on a balance board, you can craft your own workout routine in the privacy of your own home, on your own schedule.
Featuring 4” compression springs,StrongBoard MINI® is 2” shorter than StrongBoard Balance. Its innovative design offers the same functions as StrongBoard Balance but with more rigidity, making it easier to use while still providing a full range of motion and 360 degrees of tilt. Perfect for seniors, those who are afraid of heights, or living with a neurological disorder.
Why wait to have more confidence in your ability to balance as you move? Get your StrongBoard MINI® now and start seeing balance improvements right away. Don’t put off getting stronger, more fit, and preventing future injuries.
STRONGBOARD MINI® functions exactly the same as STRONGBOARD BALANCE®, and offers all of the same diversity, challenges and neurological stimulation, with one exception. Its springs are 2” shorter making it less reactive, and bringing the platform closer to the ground. Perfect for active aging, anyone living with a motor skill deficit or neurological disorder such as Parkinson’s Disease, Cerebral Palsy or Ataxia, recovering from stroke, or rehabilitating an injury. STRONGBOARD MINI® is an excellent tool to improve balance and stability and a preventative measure against slip fall accidents.
“I’ve had my StrongBoard Balance since they first arrived on the marketplace in 2013. I am happy to say that if you have this one piece of fitness equipment in your workout space, you have everything you need to meet your own fitness goals. It takes up very little space. Get on it, use it with or without barbells, kettle bells, fitness balls, and watch your progress in gaining improved balance, in strength, and in toning legs, arms and core muscles. I am 64 years old and my balance is better than most people of any age. The use of StrongBoard propelled my balance to a new level. I have worked with other balance products and none have worked quite as well, or as quickly. I am confident in my movements and daily activities, and outside of a regular yoga practice, and walking, StrongBoard is the number one fitness tool for active graceful aging.”
“I also love using it [STRONGBOARD BALANCE] with my senior citizens because just standing on the StrongBoard increases their strength and balance as well as their confidence.”