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6 months ago

How to get down to the floor to play with your grandchildren – without worrying about how you will get back up afterwards

‘It’s a busy life we grandparents lead!’, one of our members told me recently. She was rushing from providing emotional support to a heartbroken teenage granddaughter to look after an active 3-year-old grandson while his mother was travelling for work. It was obvious how much she loved playing such a big part in her grandchildren’s lives and helping her children.

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7 months ago

How you can feel confident exercising at the right level for you (hard enough to benefit, without overdoing it)

Lady swinging kettlebell

You want to stay active for longer. You know that exercising will help you to keep fit and remain healthy. However, it can be difficult to know what to do and how hard you should be working.

You may have some aches and pains, perhaps some health challenges (arthritis, high blood pressure) or have had a recent procedure (a new hip or knee). You know you need to do something, but you don’t want to do anything that will cause damage or injury.

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last year

Why I keep walking out of exercise classes

There was a spin class where I couldn’t take the shouting.

Another time, the music was too loud (my hearing isn’t great but I am sensitive to loud noise).

Then a yoga class where the instructor didn’t want to believe my answers to his health questions. He basically accused me of lying to him. Then he proceeded to poke the participants with a wooden stick if he didn’t like their posture.

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