The following workout videos are instructed by Healthy Connections Exercise Physiologists (EPs) and Pilates Instructors.
Remember: go at your own pace and ability – this is a general program (some exercises may not be suitable for you). If you have specific goals/needs please seek individual advice from Healthy Connections (contact details here).
Try out this cardio workout from the comfort of your home. It goes for 2 rounds of 5 exercises lasting approximately 10 minutes. Try the modifications for the exercises that you are finding too easy or too hard.
Remember: monitor your RPE and ensure you stay within 4-6 (for moderate intensity) or 7-8 (for vigorous intensity).
This workout is especially good for those suffering from joint pain or osteoarthritis, specifically in the knees and hips, or if you are recovering from injury or sore from an intense workout. Low impact exercises focus on strength, technique, and body awareness. 8 exercises – 40 seconds on (or 8 to 12 reps) – 20 – 30-second rest All you require is a mat, couch, or wall and weight; whether it be dumbbells or household items e.g. filled water bottle or laundry detergent bottle.
This workout is great for improving your cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle and bone strength. 8 exercises – 40 seconds on (or 8 to 12 reps) – 20 – 30-second rest All you require is a mat, couch, or wall and weight; whether it be dumbbells or household items e.g. filled water bottle or laundry detergent bottle.
In this video, Sophie provides four example routines of how to break up sitting time. Ideally, aim to stand up every 30 minutes of sitting and perform at least 2 minutes of movement.
Each sample has two exercises, so try to perform each movement for 1 minute.
The video provides some foundational exercises to address postural abnormalities and to assist with easing tightness and/or muscular pain using the strengthen/stretch golden rule.
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