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    3 Pilates Exercises to Help Seniors Improve Balance & Mobility

    Editor's Note: This post was originally published October 2014 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

    For the past ten years, Pilates has become more and more popular in the fitness community. Whether you're young or old it's a perfect way to improve balance, mobility and strengthen the core. At AFPA we are passionate about delivering information and workouts that are tailored to each age group and fitness level; in today's post you'll gain insight into the benefits of Pilates for senior citizens.

    Keeping fit and mobile is essential, especially for seniors. As we get older, healthy movements can help with balance, stability, control and overall fitness. With all of the movements out there it can be difficult to decide what movements are the best fit for older adults.

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