10-Minute Strength Training Exercises for Seniors: Exercises and Routines to Build Muscle, Balance, and Stamina (Paperback)

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10-Minute Strength Training Exercises for Seniors: Exercises and Routines to Build Muscle, Balance, and Stamina By Ed Deboo, PT, Drew Bardana (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ed Deboo, PT, Drew Bardana (Illustrator)


Get the ultimate guide to strength training for seniors with these easy, 10-minute exercises that Booklist calls "...an ideal starter for exercise newbies."

Staying strong and flexible becomes even more important as we age. This guide to exercise for seniors makes it easy to stay in motion with short and simple exercises you can do anytime and anywhere. With clear illustrations alongside step-by-step instructions from licensed physical therapist Ed Deboo, you'll learn how to build muscle mass, improve bone density, and feel great in only 10 minutes per day.

  • A 3-part plan—Start with the principles of strength training before diving into 40 individual exercises, then put it all together with 25 combined routines that help you target every muscle group.
  • No equipment required—Get strong at home with bodyweight exercises such as squats, lunges, and push-ups, along with moves that can be done with items you have on hand like soup cans and gallon jugs.
  • Boost overall well-being—Discover how getting active gives you the confidence and independence to stick with your favorite activities, and build endurance for new adventures.
  • Strength training support—No matter your age or current fitness level, these exercises can be modified to work for you!

Live longer and stronger with 10-Minute Strength Training Exercises for Seniors.

About the Author

ED DEBOO, PT, is a physical therapist with over 29 years of clinical experience. He is also a co-owner of Integrative Physical Therapy in Bellingham, WA, a Level 1 Certified Sports Coach, and Bone Fit USA Certified to work with clients with low bone density.

Praise For…

"...this is an ideal starter for exercise newbies. " — Booklist

"If every patient of mine used this book I would see fewer falls and subsequent hip fractures! What an outstanding collection of exercises presented in an organized, easy-to-follow format. I will be recommending this book not only to patients, but also to friends and family!" — Margaret Oppenheimer, MD, Internal Medicine

"If you value a vibrant, strong, healthy body with which to fully enjoy your life, then this gem of a book is for you. If you wish for a way to achieve this goal in a digestible timeframe, then this gem of a book is for you. We highly recommend bringing this easy-to-follow book into your life." — Maria and Geoffrey Knight, owners, The Pilates Studio of Bellingham

"Strength training is crucial for older adults to prevent falls, maintain their independence, and keep doing the things that they love. This book is a perfect and digestible introduction to strength training, and will help you stay active as you age. With over 29 years of experience as a physical therapist, Ed is an expert and his advice is clear, practical, and easy for anyone to incorporate into their life." — Priya Patel, CEO of Wellen
Product Details
ISBN: 9798886507652
Publisher: Callisto
Publication Date: March 12th, 2024
Pages: 160
Language: English
Series: Exercises for Seniors