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Chair Based Exercise

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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.

Partners

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

Partners

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