The following workout videos are conducted 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. Click here to contact us.
Try out this cardio workout from the comfort of your home. It goes for 2 rounds of 5 exercises and runs for approximately 10 minutes.
Try the modifications for exercises that you find are too easy or too hard. Remember to 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 for those recovering from injury or soreness from a previous 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, as well as some form of weight; whether it be dumbbells or household items (e.g. a filled water bottle or laundry detergent bottle).
This workout is great for improving your cardiorespiratory fitness along with building 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, as well as some form of weight; whether it be dumbbells or household items (e.g. a filled water bottle or laundry detergent bottle).
In this video, Sophie provides four example exercise routines of how to break up sitting time. Ideally, aim to stand up after 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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