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Jordan’s session 10 June 2020

Led by Jordan, this 50-minute workout is aimed at improving your upper and lower body strength, with a focus on the arms, shoulders, back, hips and legs. Strength training helps to build strength and muscle mass, which in turns helps to preserve bone density and reduce the risk of osteoporosis. Your aim is to move slowly throughout today’s session to show that you can control your muscles under tension, which will further help towards the strength-building process.

It’s simple: the first workout will focus on the upper body and the second workout will focus on the lower body. Furthermore, within these strength movements, you’ll find that you’ll also be working on improving your postural muscles for better alignment, balance for fall prevention and functional movement patterns to make everyday tasks easier.

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1 Comment

  1. Audrey on June 12, 2020 at 11:05 am

    Great session Jordan thank you

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