Nutrition: Secret Ways to Sneak in Hydration 

We all know that we need to consistently drink water to stay hydrated and healthy and that drinking glasses of water are the easiest way to do so. In today’s Operation Health at Home post, you will learn some fun, easy ways to stay hydrated that aren’t just drinking water!

Fitness WOD: Lower Body Plyometric Workout

Welcome to our first of our 2 plyometric workouts. Today we will be focusing on lower body plyometrics or “jump training” Plyometrics or “plyos” are advanced, explosive movements. They incorporate power and are a great approach to enhance athleticism. To make sure everyone can join us in this workout, we have included regressions or exercises that build you up to plyometric execution but easier to execute. If you do not feel you are yet ready for plyometrics as they are very advanced, stick to the regressive exercises and still join us in this workout.

If you are ready for some explosiveness and power production in your training, then let’s get to jumping and burning some calories! I’m ready! You ready? Then let’s go!

Fitness Education: Principles of Flexibility for Aging Adults

Stretching grows more important as we age. Flexibility is key to pain management, injury prevention, and maintaining mobility and independence. In this supplement to Tuesday’s Workout of the Day for our older population, Home Base’s exercise physiologist teaches you about the principle of flexibility for aging adults. Stay tuned for part two of the series next week!