No equipment exercise program for the 50+ - 10/10

Week Ten of a Ten Week series:  Yoga for the balance challenged

Vintage Fitness is an in home personal training company which inspires movement in the 50+ in Toronto. 

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 last week of a ten week blog series filled with exercise pictures and tips.  The focus this week is on yoga poses for the balanced challenged.  Many Vintage Fitness clients want the flexibility gains that yoga can offer but don’t want to go down to the floor and feel unsteady in many standing

Warrier One

Warrier One

Benefits of the exercise:

Flexibility in the hips which will help to ease low back pain

Tips:

  • Place your back heel at a 45 degree angle
  • Keep the shoulders relaxed
  • Your hips point forwards
  • Do this exercise 10 times

Warrier Two

Warrier Two

Benefits of the exercise:

Strengthens the legs and stretches the hips

Tips:

  • Your back foot should be at 90 degrees
  • Keep the shoulders relaxed
  • Hold the stretch for 1 minute

Childs pose (desk version)

Childs pose (desk version)

Benefits of the exercise:

Eases tension and tightness in the neck and upper back

Tips:

  • Reach as far forward with your hands as you can
  • Relax your shoulders
  • Hold the stretch for 1 minute

Good Luck!

Erin

Vintage Fitness

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Vintage Fitness is an in home personal training company in Toronto, Canada.  We specialize in energizing the lives of people over 50 with exercise. 

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