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How to Teach Old Dogs New Tricks

We know that changing the way we do traditional exercises is beneficial for the body.  Changing the movement pattern will present a different challenge to strength, endurance, flexibility, coordination, agility, balance resulting in improvements in functional mobility.  Recent research has shown that performing non-routine movements also provides a greater cognitive challenge than performing traditional exercises.  It is safe to say that adding creative changes to regular exercises will be good for the body and the mind!

Unfortunately, teaching creative or more challenging movement patterns can be in itself a challenge, especially when working with older adults. The key to “Teaching Old Dogs New...
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