Gentle exercises

For those of you who prefer gentle exercise, have never exercised before or are feeling a bit rusty, get your body moving with these gentle exercises.

The NHS have some simple, easy to follow strength, flexibility and balance exercises you can do at home:
Strength exercises
Click www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/strength-exercises to access.

Flexibility exercises
Click www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/flexibility-exercises to access.

Balance exercises
Click www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/balance-exercises to access.

Evelo have a range of exercises, specifically designed for seniors, with lots of tips and tricks to keep you going.
Click www.evelo.com/exercises-for-seniors to access.

Explore BUPA’s 10 morning stretches to help kickstart your day.
Click www.bupa.co.uk/newsroom/ourviews/waking-up-stretching to access.

Try at these 10 stretching exercises for seniors from aaptiv, which you can do every day.
Click www.aaptiv.com/magazine/stretches-for-seniors to access.

Check out these three easy to follow tai chi videos, to prevent falls and improve balance and strength, from Daily Caring.
Click www.dailycaring.com/3-easy-tai-chi-videos-for-seniors-prevent-falls-improve-balance-and-strength-video to access.

These 10 simple yoga poses from Yoga Journal are suitable for anyone at any age.
Click the link to access: www.yogajournal.com/poses/10-simple-yoga-poses-that-help-everyone-at-any-age

Try out this gentle yoga flow class on YouTube, suitable for all levels of fitness and experience.
https://youtu.be/g13nVd7OLYs

For those of you who want to unwind at the end of the day, this relaxing yoga practice on YouTube may be just the right thing for you.
https://youtu.be/g13nVd7OLYs

‘10 Today’ is a set of fun 10-minute, home audio and video workouts for all fitness levels, designed to help maintain your mobility and balance. Each routine provides engaging and easy-to-follow instructions that can be done either seated or standing.
Full Body 10 Minute Workout: https://youtu.be/TeRC_4WO-Dg
Butterfly Wings: https://youtu.be/Da5aThnoCpI
Side Stretch: https://youtu.be/Wm24d8Ee5mU
Low and Hold: https://youtu.be/9IztOkmZW4Y
Rotating Wheels: https://youtu.be/xrTA5nDFQCI

Online fitness instructor, Joe Wicks, otherwise known as "The Body Coach" has created a series of gentle workouts, especially designed for seniors.
10 Minute Home Workout: https://youtu.be/A2wp8Ipxn9s
10 Minute Home Workout 2: https://youtu.be/yRX5GuQBFeM
10 Minute Chair Workout: https://youtu.be/ybVMu31DLQU

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