a few months ago

The 3 reasons why it’s easier than you think to improve your balance with exercises

Have you noticed that your balance is not quite as good as it used to be?

Do you sometimes feel unsteady when you’re walking?

Perhaps you find yourself looking down at the ground more than you would like.

You may have seen the impact of falls on friends or family members – the bruises and even worse, the bruised confidence and possibly the broken bones.

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7 months ago

Do Not Disturb! How to stop interruptions from family when you exercise at home.

‘Sorry to interrupt you, but do you know where my keys/ golf clubs/ red socks are?’.

We’ve all been there. You finally get around to doing some exercises at home. You are a few minutes into your video, concentrating and starting to feel good. Then someone shouts up the stairs, or the door opens and someone pops their head round with a question for you.  

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9 months ago

5 reasons why you should use an exercise band at home

Image shows a senior lady working out with an exercise band in a fitness class

Dumbbells, kettlebells, TRX, sandbags, rebounders, swiss balls, foam rollers, pilates rings… There’s so much exercise equipment available these days.

And that’s without even going to a gym, with all the treadmills, spin bikes and weight machines.

You could buy a new piece of equipment every week (especially if you get drawn into the shopping channels), but will you ever use them?

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9 months ago

Pump up the volume: How to get better sound for your online exercise videos

volume knob to the maximum

When you are trying to follow online exercise videos at home, it's really frustrating if you can't hear the instructions clearly. 

You aren't sure what you are meant to do and end up with your legs and arms in the wrong place at the wrong time. You feel confused and embarrassed (even though no-one can see you!). All you want to do is to concentrate on the exercises without worrying about hearing the instructions...

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