The Wellness ShiftFITNESS TAKES PREPARATION: FIRST STEPS         TO BALANCED CHANGE                           Randy Bauer ...
Fitness Takes Preparation                           “ L I F E I S A C O N S T A N T V I G I L”                     SO IS F...
Fitness Takes Preparation FIT FOR THE AGES…PREPARE NOW     Effects of aging on our pursuit of wellness     Postural eff...
Fitness Takes Preparation                   Effects of Aging                EFFECTS OF AGING ON OUR WELL-BEING            ...
Fitness Takes Preparation                        Affects of Aging             RESULTS OF DECREASED STRENGTH              ...
Fitness Takes Preparation                   Effects of Aging                       POSTURAL EFFECTS OF AGING             ...
Fitness Takes Preparation                   Effects of Aging                             ATTE NTION TO FOUNDATION         ...
Fitness Takes Preparation                   Effects of Aging                      TRAINING THE CORE STABILIZERS           ...
CoreStabilizers Performed with    upper and lower    extremities using a    SmartBell Requires control of    the abdomin...
Fitness Takes Preparation                   Effects of Aging             STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL              PRESENTAT...
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Fitness takes Preparation. The effects of aging on our Wellness has implications for our health, fitness and functional ability. The results can impact muscle mass and strength, limit physical capacity to work and leads to a sedentary lifestyle. The result is greater dependence on our loved ones, and untimely death. Get started now on becoming Fit for the Aging Process. Train and Prepare for this process we call Aging. Get Strong, Improve Your Posture, Train like an Athlete. You can slow the effects of Aging:Diabetes, Obesity, Low Back and Neck Degeneration, Heart Disease, and the consequences these have on Your Loved Ones.

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Wellness Shift: Fitness Takes Preparation

  1. 1. The Wellness ShiftFITNESS TAKES PREPARATION: FIRST STEPS TO BALANCED CHANGE Randy Bauer practices Physical Therapy in Laguna Hills, CA www.bauerpt.com Bauer Physical Therapy Wellness
  2. 2. Fitness Takes Preparation “ L I F E I S A C O N S T A N T V I G I L” SO IS FITNESS-WORK-RELATIONSHIPS… “ O N L Y A C Q U I R E D W I T H M U C H PA T I E N C E A N D GREAT WORK” GANDHIRandy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com
  3. 3. Fitness Takes Preparation FIT FOR THE AGES…PREPARE NOW Effects of aging on our pursuit of wellness  Postural effects on fitness  Attention to foundation TRAIN LIKE AN ATHLETE  Periodization  Goals  Metabolic Boost  Recovery EXERCISE PROGRAM COMPONENTS  Evaluation and Training  Program Design Randy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.com
  4. 4. Fitness Takes Preparation Effects of Aging EFFECTS OF AGING ON OUR WELL-BEING  LOSS OF MUSCLE MASS  http://jap.physiology.org/content/111/4/1021.full.pdf+html  DECREASED MUSCLE STRENGTH  LIMITED FUNCTIONAL ABILITY  I N C R E A S E O F S E D E N TA R Y L I F E S T Y L E  DECREASED INDEPENDENCE  INCREASED CHRONIC ILLNESS  I N C R E A S E D M O R TA L I T YRandy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com
  5. 5. Fitness Takes Preparation Affects of Aging  RESULTS OF DECREASED STRENGTH  Difficulty walking and daily tasks  Up from chair  Up stairs  Up from floor  I N C R E A S E D I N C I D E N C E O F FA L L S  Fractures  CHRONIC ILLNESS AND DISEASE  Diabetes  Obesity  Arthritis  Heart diseaseRandy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com
  6. 6. Fitness Takes Preparation Effects of Aging POSTURAL EFFECTS OF AGING  CUMULATIVE TRAUMA  Sustained or repeated postural stress  E FFE C TS ON B ODY S TRUC TURE S  spine, neurovascular, musculoskeletal system  Leads to degenerative changes, compromised neurovascular system, limited mobility and poor posture  I M PA I R S N O R M A L F U N C T I O N  Response to work and daily activity  POSTURAL RELIEF TECHNIQUES (PRT)  Fatigue avoidance and postural relief measures  Micro-breaks throughout day  PRT for Upper Back and Neck(see link)Randy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com
  7. 7. Fitness Takes Preparation Effects of Aging ATTE NTION TO FOUNDATION CORE MUSCULATURE  THE LOWER CORE  Deep stabilizers of the lumbo-pelvic(lower back)  Effects the Belly, Butt and Back  THE UPPER CORE  Scapulo-thoracic(upper back)  Effects the neck, shoulder blades, upper trunk and shoulders  P R O V I D E S TA B I L I Z I N G B E N E F I T S T O J O I N T S  PROVIDE MUSCULAR EFFICIENCY FOR MOBILITY AND STRENGTH  REDUCES REPETITIVE STRESS TO J O I N TS , M U S C L E S / TE NDO N S A N D N E U ROVA SC UL A R STRUCTURES  REQUIRES NORMAL MOBILITY OF EXTREMITIES  EXAMPLE: TIGHT MUSCLES OF THE FRONT HIP MUSCLES CAN INCREASE STRESS ON SPINAL STRUCTURESRandy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com
  8. 8. Fitness Takes Preparation Effects of Aging TRAINING THE CORE STABILIZERS  NEUTRAL SPINE AND POSTURAL CONTROL  DEVELOP AWARENESS  DEVELOP MOBILITY OF INFLEXIBLE STRUCTURES  DEVELOP ENDURANCE BEFORE STRENGTH  CHALLENGE IN VARIETY OF POSTURES AND MOVEMENTS  ESTABLISH FUNCTIONAL CONTROL AND SYMMETRYRandy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com
  9. 9. CoreStabilizers Performed with upper and lower extremities using a SmartBell Requires control of the abdominal stabilizers to prevent back extensionRandy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com
  10. 10. Fitness Takes Preparation Effects of Aging  STAY TUNED FOR ADDITIONAL PRESENTATIONS  Train Like an Athlete  Exercise Program Design  T O C O N TA C T R A N D Y B A U E R P H Y S I C A L THERAPIST  BWELL@BAUERPT  (FB Page)  E M A I L : R B A U E R @ B A U E R P T. C O M  W E L L N ESS SU RV E YRandy Bauer rbauer@bauerpt.comwww.bauerpt.com

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