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Monthly Archives: May 2019

a few months ago

Heel Walk Video (balance & ankle exercise)

Heel walk video

The Heel Walk is a great exercise if you want to feel steadier on your feet. It will strengthen the muscles at the front of your ankles. These are really important for walking well and avoiding trips and falls. 

This video is less than 2 minutes long... Just watch to start with, then have a go if you think it would work for you. 

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6 months ago

Tandem Stand Video (balance exercise)

The Tandem Stand is a great balance exercise. We do this all the time in our classes and it's really popular.

This video is only 3 minutes long so perfect whilst your bath is running or your coffee is brewing... Give it a try and let me know how you get on!

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6 months ago

Do I need to see my doctor before starting a new exercise programme?

Doctors appointment

We get asked this question a lot, and it’s an important one. In this article I will share some guidelines to help you understand whether you should see your doctor before starting a new exercise programme.

Many people ask this as they are worried about the possible risks of exercising. However, for almost everyone, performing the right type of exercise, at the right level, is one of the best things you can do for your health. The benefits of exercise almost always outweigh the risks.

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