Aging and Exercise

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Good Morning and Happy Friday!  I figured that in the middle of winter, when motivation for activity can be at it’s lowest, this is a good topic to delve into. For the aging population, activity often falls into one of three categories: A very healthy and agile person who has taken really good care of himself/ herself, has lead an …

Keep focusing on your core and get stronger

Dr. Kristina Fruechtl Blog

Your core muscles are like a “box”  that supports and helps stabilize your spine.  Your abdominal muscles are the front of the box (the deeper muscles, not the ones on the surface that create that “6-pack” appearance), the pelvic floor muscles form the bottom of the box, the deep back muscles form the back of the box, and the diaphragm …