Eric Daw

Eric Daw is an active aging specialist and the owner of Omni Fitt. Omni Fitt is dedicated to the wellbeing, health and quality of life of people aged 65 and over. Eric motivates and empowers the older adult population to take responsibility for their independence, health and fitness through motivating and positive coaching experiences.

6 Healthy Eating Tips For Seniors

Declining appetite is a natural part of aging. The body no longer needs as much fuel as it once did and the taste buds become less receptive. For seniors who have been advised by their doctors to gain or maintain their weight, and for caregivers or companions who are trying to help with an elder’s nutrition, here are 6 ways to make eating easier:

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How Breathing Can Transform How You Exercise

I know it seems straightforward but it is very important to breath while you exercise. Most people who exercise regularly realize that holding your breath during a workout is counterproductive, but don’t know that coordinating your breathing with each movement is just as important.

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Why we should workout for how our bodies move

For many of us working out or going to the gym can often be intimidating. With all of the choices in equipment, programs and classes; gyms can contribute to the confusion of what we should do for a good workout. This confusion may cause some of us to hire a personal trainer or join group exercise classes hoping that it will meet our health and fitness needs. While using the services of knowledgeable health professionals is a good place to start, for those who don’t have the resources to hire professionals, what do we do? Well whether or not you have help achieving your fitness goals below are 3 ways to approach your workouts for optimizing how your bodies move.

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Reasons Why Walking Is Good For Seniors

Once people learn to walk it usually becomes a great source for transportation. Over the years even when technology has given us the bicycle, cars, trains and subways; walking has always been an option that is cheap, efficient and a good way to stay active even if its just to the car.

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Staying Active During Winter

Many people don’t like cold weather; which usually means sub zero temperatures, snow and ice. Without the option of going down south during the winter or hibernating; people have to live regardless of the weather.

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