Better Balance for Life: Banish the Fear of Falling with Simple Activities Added to Your Everyday Routine (Paperback)
“Falls can kill you. Here’s how to minimize the risk. . . . Get Carol Clements’s new book, Better Balance for Life, that details a 10-week plan for improving stability.”—Jane Brody, The New York Times
Improve your balance in just ten weeks without breaking a sweat
As you age, stumbling blocks are everywhere: the bottom step, the roadside curb, and even the living room carpet. But you don’t have to live in fear of falling. With Better Balance for Life, you will learn all-new, simple activities to help you build strength and increase flexibility to improve your balance! In this ten-week program, personal trainer Carol Clements shows you effortless moves to slide into your everyday routine.
- Already brushing your teeth? Try standing on one foot while touching the counter to build stability.
- Watching TV? Learn how to extend your toes and flex your ankle to develop more nimble feet—and greater mobility.
About the Author
Carol Clements has more than 40 years of experience as a personal trainer and currently works with older populations. She is an ambassador for the National Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF), the leading health organization dedicated to promoting strong bones for life. Clements holds a BS and MA in dance therapy, performs and choreographs modern dance, and teaches dance and yoga. She lives in New York.
Dr. Jon LaPook is Professor of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, and Chief Medical Correspondent, CBS News.
“There are ways to minimize the chances of a dangerous fall, starting with regular exercise to maintain leg strength, balance, endurance and coordination that can help you ‘catch yourself’ and avoid a fall if you should trip. . . Get Carol Clements’s new book, Better Balance for Life, that details a 10-week plan for improving stability.”—Jane Brody, The New York Times
“These excellent illustrated instructions that can easily be performed will help seniors increase their strength and avoid injury.”—Library Journal
“Carol Clements has reached into her decades of experience in exercise methods and movement arts to create a program that aims to improve balance by integrating exercise routines into the daily activities of life.”—from the foreword by Jon LaPook, MD, Chief Medical Correspondent, CBS News