Preventing Falls: 5 Beginner-Friendly Balance Poses

Balancing becomes harder as we get older. Along with this come the fear of falling and an increased risk for osteoporotic fractures. That is why it is important to incorporate balance poses into your fitness routine.

While we know we need to practice balancing exercises regularly, balancing can be hard work. Our ability to balance changes daily based on many different external and internal shifts. For example, weak ankles or injuries can negatively affect balance. So can stress, fatigue, being distracted and your breathing. Fortunately, balance, like any skill, improves with practice.

Here are five (5) balance poses you can practice every day. 

 


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