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Health Is Wealth: An Exercise Routine For The Elderly

During isolation, it is extremely important the elderly try and engage in some form of exercise for the benefits it brings to their quality of life. Do not underestimate this!

Of course, the elderly must be in isolation during this time. This means that their usual trip to the shops everyday won’t be happening. If we look at the bigger picture, not having this form of activity in the lives could have a hugely detrimental impact on their overall health and their wellbeing.

SPC has been visiting a local carehome to conduct exercise sessions for the past 3 years! Here, Nathan Da Costa (SPC Head Coach) brings you a simple routine that they can follow from the comfort on their living room.

Older adults should do some type of physical activity every day. Any type of activity is good for you. The more you do the better.

Adults aged 65 and over should:

If you’re able to be in contact with your elderly relatives, show them this video and help guide them through it. You may have to do this through the window!

If you would like any further advice on how to keep the elderly exercising, please contact us here.

Stay active. Stay safe. Stay at home.

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