Monday, 5 March 2012


Weighing the benefits of balance training

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dick Sandhaus, a healthy and fit 62-year old, says he never gave his Balance a thought until he lost it. A wicked sprained ankle was the result. Now he practices balancing for a few minutes each day and urges his fellow baby boomers to do the same. "Rocking toes to heels and quadriceps stretches are things anybody can do if they have a floor," said Sandhaus, a self-described ex-hippie who dispenses fitness tips on his website, BetterCheaperSlower. "If you put yourself in instability it gives you instant awareness of what balance is about," he explained. ... read more..

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