Activity Tips & Programming
Take a look at these other activity and movement programs for ways to be active.
Program: Make Movement Your Mission
These live online movement sessions help people change their movement patterns throughout the day.
The three times per day, 10-minute live Facebook Make Movement your Mission segments can be found here (free to download and print). The Facebook site is here (or search for Make Movement Your Mission) and for those who can't join live or are not on Facebook - they can be viewed afterwards on YouTube.
Program: Later Life Training 'I Can' Calendar
This calendar is designed to help you keep your appointments whilst actively improving your strength, balance, mobility and movement habits along the way. Each month there are one or two movements that will help improve your strength and balance over the next year. To help track your improvements kick off with two simple challenges. It’s important for your motivation that you can feel and measure improvement. View and download the calendar.
Online Fitness Videos
This online instructional video series provides guidance on how to be active from home!
Items you will need before you begin:
- Water Bottle
- Exercise mat or towel for floor exercises
- Hand weights (or soup cans, water bottles, or any other household item you can hold) ** optional
- Chair (no wheels) to use for support, or to perform an exercise sitting down
- Shoes - a comfortable, non slip runner
Name of Fitness Class: OTAGO-based Falls Prevention Exercise Program
Instructor: Dr. Tiffany Shubert
Name of Fitness Class: FUNctional Gentle Fit Class
Instructor: Lesley McEwan
FUNctional Gentle Fit Class from Injury Prevention Centre on Vimeo.
Stay tuned for Lesley's next video... Pilates Fusion for all ages and stages!
Make Movement Your Mission
Bex, from Later Life Training, introduces Make Movement your Mission. Join Bex 3 times a day (8am, 12pm, and 4pm) for 10 minutes live functional movement from Monday 23 March, 2020. These are live on the FB Page https://www.facebook.com/groups/13853... until 20 April but will remain on this channel after this.
Diabetes Canada Resistance Exercise Video
Keeping your muscles active and healthy through regular resistance training will greatly improve your management of diabetes. Diabetes Canada recommends resistance exercise 2-3 times a week.