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Chair Based Exercise

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Seated Exercise

Wednesday 27th September

Seated Exercise

Thursday 28th September

Chair Based Exercise Class

Friday 29th September

Feel Alive From 65 Tasters

Wednesday 27th September

A Better You - Ashby

Tuesday 3rd October

What is Chair Based Exercise?

Chair based exercise classes are designed to help improve strength and balance, from the comfort of a chair.

Chair based exercise classes focus on aiding the muscles used in everyday activity and is performed at a pace that suits participants. Chair-based exercise can be done at home or in small groups and is easy to fit in to your daily routine.

Benefits

  • maintains/promotes independence and mobility
  • increases strength
  • increases flexibility and balance
  • increase ability to perform everyday tasks
  • decreased risk of falls

Costs

Chair based exercises can be done for free in the comfort of your own home.

Involvement

Resources and programmes to follow can be found on both the NHS ans BHF websites.

Equipment

Ensure that the chair you use is sturdy and stable. Wear comfortable clothes and supportive footwear.

Campaigns

Feel Alive from 65 Week

25th September - 1st October. A week full of physical activity taster sessions to promote active living in older adults.

Local Programmes

Leicester City Active Lifestyle Scheme

We can help you get a new lease of life. Any of these conditions could be improved with physical activity.

Partners

  • Charnwood Borough Council
    Leicester City Council
    County Sport Network
    North West Leicestershire District Council
    Loughborough University
  • Age UK L&R
    QUEST
    Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    British Heart Foundation
    Sport England
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Rutland County Council
    Equality Standard
    Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council
    Melton Borough Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Blaby District Council
    East Midlands Platform
    Safeguarding

Partners

  • Loughborough University
    Rutland County Council
  • Leicester City Council
    East Midlands Platform
  • Age UK L&R
    Charnwood Borough Council
  • Harborough District Council
    Leicestershire County Council
  • British Heart Foundation
    Blaby District Council
  • Sport England
    County Sport Network
  • Oadby & Wigston Borough Council
    Equality Standard
  • Safeguarding
    North West Leicestershire District Council
  • Melton Borough Council
    QUEST
  • Hinckley & Bosworth Borough Council