By Steven Noles, ISSA-CFT, GHF personal trainerOften times, Balance tends to be taken for granted. Most people do not worry about their balance, or even think about it while carrying out their daily activities. However, quality of life can be vastly improved for many people by improving balance. Consider this, balance training can be approached with minimal equipment (everything you need is here at GHFC) and with a small dedication of time (say 5 minutes per workout). There is no reason that someone can’t or shouldn’t add it to their regimen.
The only caveat with balance training is that there is a risk of falling. For this reason we want to create a “proprioceptively enriched environment” with minimal fall risk. In other words, we want there to be a safe degree of instability so that the nervous and muscular systems adapt without injury due to f... [More]