We help people over 55 improve their strength, flexibility and balance
as well as help with the management of chronic health problems.
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Balance exercises should not only focus on training you to become steady, but should also ensure that you have enough flexibility in your ankle and hip joints and strength in the surrounding muscles to support your balance.
Aerobic exercise that increases your heart rate and breathing is extremely important to include in the management of cardiovascular conditions, with interval training being preferred where it is safe to do so. Resistance exercises are also important but need to be carefully selected to optimise your blood pressure response.
A successful exercise program includes resistance exercises to strengthen the bones and surrounding muscles, impact exercises at a level that is safe for you, and balance exercises to reduce your falls risk.
Research indicates that the combination of aerobic and resistance exercises has the greatest effect on blood sugar control when compared to either in isolation.