Stand Up To Aging

February 18, 2020

Stand Up To Aging

By John Sinclair
May 15, 2018

Getting up off the ground grows more difficult as we age. Muscles and bones weaken, coordination becomes less fluid, and simply doing chores around the house gets more challenging.

Ground-to-standing (G2S) exercises address these changes. While even performance athletes can benefit from G2S drills, they’re supremely helpful for older exercisers who are at risk for broken hips and other threats to their mobility. In addition to improving strength and mobility, G2S drills improve circulation and neuromuscular coordination. Adding resistance and load to these drills further improves strength and endurance.

This article looks at the important of G2S exercises and the importance of being able to go from ground to standing without difficulty.