Frail to Fit Fast

Igor Klibanov
9 min readAug 19, 2023

We often use the word “frail”, but what does that mean? In a nutshell, it means someone who has problems with the activities of daily living (ADLs). What would those be? Some examples would be:

  • Climbing the stairs in their home
  • Doing their laundry
  • Household cleaning
  • Shopping
  • Gardening
  • Getting down on the floor, and off the floor

You can imagine that having difficulties with these basic activities would have a large ripple effect, and limit…



Igor Klibanov

Igor Klibanov is the author 7 books on exercise and nutrition, including 2 bestsellers. Read more of his articles at