Sometimes, learning how to minimise pain by adapting our ways of doing everyday activities can be a 'game changer'. It can make an activity we don't like to do more appealing, or even help us maintain our independence for longer.
So, with this in mind, we bring you the first of our technique tips - how to get up off and down to the floor. Watch this short video and see if it helps you. We encourage you to share this with people you know who may find it useful as well.
(Please remember that if you have specific injuries or concerns, be guided by your own capability and the advice of your medical professionals. Our video is not intended to be specific medical advice).
We aim to help seniors gain strength, mobility, better balance and confidence so they can do the things that bring meaning to their lives for longer.
Here at AgeFIT Home, we provide video routines and live-stream classes of strength and balance exercises specifically for seniors. Scott Falconer has a Bachelor of Health Sciences from Massey University and is a certified functional aging specialist. He has been providing functional aging classes for seniors for 7+ years. Our exercises are designed especially to be the building blocks you need So You Can do the things that give your life meaning, because you feel stronger, more mobile, more balanced and have more confidence. Our programs are approved by the Live Stronger For Longer initiative, backed by the NZ Govt. ACC and Ministry of Health.
The content of this article is the personal view of the author, and is not intended as medical advice. The author is not a licensed medical professional, and this article is not specific medical advice. We recommend that if you have a pre-existing condition, which may be affected by low impact exercise, we recommend you seek the advice of your doctor or specialist before commencing any of our exercise routines.