The sledgehammer is one piece of equipment that may of course seem very unconventional. But it does have numerous benefits. Although regular dumbbell and barbell training is extremely valuable, the sledgehammer allows you to train along angles and planes of movement that aren't possible with conventional weights. These movements come from weapons training and in the ancient world, weapons training was the primary form of strength training for soldiers. Take a look at the video to see what it's all about!
So many people think that training for seniors is simply a matter of slowing down, using less weight, or fewer reps. There's a lot more to it than that! For one thing, basic mobility and balance such as being able to squat, sitting in a chair properly, or walking properly can often be a challenge. Some people might not be able to relate to this, but it's a fact of life. So there are three things that must be focused on. First and foremost is Breathing. Second is Mobility, and third is Balance. In Part 1 of this little series, I'm…