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If you often stand on one leg for your balance, you might be keen for some ideas to make it more fun, and more challenging.
In this video, we add some mental challenges to your one leg stand, and get your brain working at the same time!
This exercise will strengthen the muscles in your back and shoulders. These are important for good posture and keeping us strong for everyday activities.
Performed regularly, it may also build bone density in your spine (especially important if you have osteoporosis or osteopenia).
The tandem walk will improve your balance, helping you to feel steadier on your feet and more confident.
These low impact movements will leave you feeling well-oiled, full of energy and ready to get on with your day.
This video will help you if you have stiff joints, arthritis or just find it hard to get moving in the morning. It's only 7 minutes long!
Stiff shoulders can be uncomfortable, affect your posture and cause neck and back pain.
The two exercises in this short video will increase range of motion in your shoulder joint and help you to move more easily. They will also loosen the muscles in your upper back and chest (which are important for good posture). You can do them anywhere - and I promise you will feel great when you do!
This exercise will strengthen the muscles on the outside of your hip. These are important muscles for walking, stair climbing, maintaining our balance and cushioning our hip bones.
When you work the muscles around the hips, they place a load the bones. Over time (ie. we have to keep doing the exercises!), this will increase bone density and reduce your risk of a hip fracture.
One of the key principles of brain fitness is challenge.
You know that you have to make your muscles work if you want to get stronger. It's the same for your brain - you need to challenge it if you want to maintain your brain fitness.
These brain boosts are fun, challenging and take just a couple of minutes.
The Heel Raise is a great exercise to stabilise your ankles and improve your balance.
In this short video (only 2 minutes!) I talk you through the heel raise, give you technique pointers and we do the exercise together.