Free Online Fitness Session

for older adults

Mira’s session 15 May 2020

Led by Mira, this is a 50-minute full-body, medium intensity workout that will benefit your cardiovascular endurance, functional strength, core stability and balance while also improving your range of movement.

Mira takes you through a dynamic warm-up to encourage blood flow in the main muscle groups. This is followed by two quick rounds of interval cardio work to stimulate mobility and coordination – it might provoke the dancer in you! The session continues with two rounds of strength circuit training based on intervals for all-round functional strength and toning up. It culminates with core training with balance elements for abdominal strength. The session ends with an efficient stretching routine.

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4 Comments

  1. Sue on May 15, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    A really fun workout! I enjoyed the dance element to the cardiovascular section and the fact that Mira varies the strength training every time. Alex always makes me smile too! Thank you Mira.

  2. Audrey on June 16, 2020 at 11:30 am

    Good session Mira interesting movements thank you. I think you slogan should be ‘let’s do a few more’!!

    • Mira on June 17, 2020 at 1:42 pm

      Dear Sue, I just got to read your message, sorry for the delay. Thank you for the encouragement!
      I am so happy to know that you are enjoying the sessions. I am planning another one soon with a dance element in it. Best wishes Mira

    • Mira on June 17, 2020 at 1:49 pm

      Dear Audrey, thank you, I am so glad you liked the session. I will keep the slogan in mind, you are absolutely right. Kind regards Mira

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