Tag Archives for " best fall prevention exercises seniors "

a couple of years ago

Squat Challenge (one leg)

This exercise is a a slightly advanced version of a regular squat (which is one of the most important exercises you can do). 

Don't worry, it's not a complete one-leg squat (I probably should have given it a different name!). It's great because it adds variety and extra challenge to your trunk and postural muscles. 

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a couple of years ago

Side Step with Squat

This exercise will strengthen the important muscles in your legs and hips. It will also improve your balance.

You don't need any equipment, so try it with me now! 

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a couple of years ago

Balloon Breathing

If you are feeling stressed , anxious or like you just can't calm your mind, this will help you.

You can do this simple breathing exercise in less than a minute. It doesn't sound like it's long enough but try it and see how you feel. You'll be surprised how quickly it works. 

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a couple of years ago

Heel Raise (two up, one down)

This exercise is a variation on the Heel Raise that we often do. It will help to strengthen your ankles. 

Having strong, stable ankles is crucial for good balance and will help you to feel steadier on your feet. 

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a couple of years ago

Squat Challenge (one sided)

This exercise is a a slightly advanced version of a regular squat (which is one of the best exercises ever!). 

It's a bit different and will add some extra challenge to your trunk and postural muscles. 

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