No equipment exercise program for the 50+ - 4/10
Week Four of a Ten Week series: Balance
Vintage Fitness is an in home personal training company which inspires movement in the 50+ in Toronto. If you live out of the Toronto area check out our on-line offering Spirit 50 (www.spirit50.com)
Clients often ask us for easy exercises which are appropriate for someone over 50 that require minimal equipment which they can do at home or in their condo gym.
This is the fourth week of a ten week blog series filled with exercise pictures and videos. The focus this week is on balance. There are pictures as well as videos for each exercise. If you have questions drop me a note firstname.lastname@example.org
Walk like a toy solider extending your right leg and arm out straight in front of you. Keep your back straight and leg long to get a stretch in the back of your leg.
Do it for 2 minutes
Biceps with balance
Using small hand weights, water bottles or cans of soup curl the ‘weights’ up while holding one leg up with the knee bent to 90 degrees.
Do 5 with the right leg up and 5 with the left leg up. Repeat twice.
Walk the line
Walk in a straight line with one foot directly in front of the other as you walk. (heels will touch the toes of the opposite foot as you walk).
Do it for 2 minutes
This is a balance exercise that is done on the floor. If you find it hard to get down to the floor do this exercise standing near a wall extending opposite arm and leg out and then switching.
Do it 10 times each side; repeat twice.
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