Free Online Fitness Session

for older adults

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Mira’s seated session 7 May 2020

Led by Mira, this is a 50-minute all seated, whole-body workout of medium intensity that will stimulate your metabolic rate for better calorie burning while also helping you strengthen your core, arms, shoulders, back and legs for improved endurance and stability. It is perfect if you are dealing with injury, limited mobility or balance issues.

Mira takes you through an effective dynamic warm-up for muscle activation and coordination. This is followed by interval cardiovascular training based on ‘ladders’ for greater metabolism boost, cardio and core endurance. The session continues with resistance metabolic conditioning training for the entire body performed on the timer. It is designed to push your body limits slightly further to build endurance while getting toned up. The session ends with a gentle stretching routine aimed at extending your range of movement by performing stretching exercises with a focus on your breathing.

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MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR SESSION

FIT FOR GOOD online sessions are a convenient, enjoyable way of improving your fitness and helping to increase your strength, stability and balance.

To make the most of each session:

  • Position your computer, laptop, iPad or phone on a stable surface near where you will be working. If you can get YouTube on your television, that's another option
  • Check the floor where you are exercising is not slippery and that there is nothing you could trip over
  • Wear loose clothing and comfortable trainers or shoes
  • Keep a glass or bottle of water to hand to ensure you stay hydrated
  • Have a chair or other stable object to hold onto if necessary
  • Place your weights - whether they are actual dumbbells, cans of beans, bottles of water or whatever works for you - where you can easily reach them, but won't trip over them
  • Exercise within your comfort zone, pausing the video whenever you need to rest or hydrate
  • Play background music if it helps you relax

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