This A4 work book is a step-by-step guide of chair-based and standing exercises to improve strength and balance. Each exercise is clearly illustrated and described, one per page, within a spiral-bound stand. The pages can be easily displayed and flipped over during a workout. You can either buy the booklet (click here), or you can…
There are lots of simple things you can do to help you stay steady on your feet. This guide has information for everyone, whether you’re fit and active, have difficulty walking and getting around, or are worried about falling. Download this leaflet free from Age UK.
Be Strong, Be Steady strength and balance exercises for healthy ageing by Help the Aged. This video contains a programme of chair-based and standing exercises devised specifically for older people. The programme is introduced by people who describe the important role exercise plays in their lives. Each exercise is demonstrated by a specialist and then…
Master Lam Kam Chuen
The Gentle way to health and well-being
Published by The Lam Associates 2002 ISBN 0-9543084-0-9
Available from Jane Ward, Flat 4, 53 Tollington Park, London N4 3QP
Step to the Future is a new programme of exercises from Help the Aged. Presented by Seona Ross, who celebrated her 90th birthday that year (and now in memory of her wonderful teaching skills as she sadly passed away late 2011), and advised by postural stability experts Sheena Gawler and Susie Dinan, this programme of…
Miriam E. Nelson & Sarah Wernick MD. Gives some basic information on the skeletal structure, how bones work and what they need, and also includes advice for men on how to adapt the plan for themselves.
Improving your balance is extremely important to prevent falls. The American Geriatrics Society believe you can improve your balance dramatically in just two minutes per day. Click on the image opposite to download the exercises