Functional Fitness: Get Stronger Bones with Suzanne Andrews
Beginner: Just starting out, very overweight or haven't exercised in over six months.
Intermediate: Active in sports, dance or any regular exercise (2 to 3 times per week).
Advanced: Very active in sports or consistently work out four or more times per week.
Toning Emphasis: Total Body
Upper body: Arms, chest and back.
Lower Body: Legs, thighs, hips and buttocks.
Abs: Abdominals (stomach), core and sometimes lower back.
Total body: Tones all three of the above muscle groups.
Instructor: Suzanne Andrews (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 80 min.
Street Date: 04/26/2016
Build Stronger Bones with 3 Osteoporosis Safe Workouts!
OSTEOPOROSIS WALKING WORKOUT
Walk your way to strong, healthy bones with Suzanne Andrews Functional Fitness Osteoporosis Walking Workout. Three fitness levels allow you to choose the pace that’s right for you sitting or standing! Filmed in a spectacular Florida garden setting, this two mile bone building walk is designed with osteoporosis safe movements for middle age to older adults. With motivating music and a spectacular setting, this 30 minute walk is one you’ll want to do again and again.
OSTEOPOROSIS BALANCE WORKOUT
If you have osteoporosis, balance can be a matter of life and death. Yet how do you know which exercises are safe and what movements can actually fracture your bones? Licensed rehabilitation practitioner and founder of Functional Fitness on Public Television, Suzanne Andrews guides you with therapeutic movements to strengthen your balance muscles. Dr. Helen Troncoso, licensed physical therapist, demonstrates the modified standing level while certified personal trainer, Glenn Poyer demonstrates the seated level. Need more of a challenge? Follow Suzanne Andrews with the intermediate level or alternate between all three as you see fit!
OSTEOPOROSIS BACK STRENGTH AND STRETCH
Suzanne Andrews guides you with back strengthening moves that cut the risk of fractures in half! By guiding you with safe osteoporosis moves that stimulate osteoblasts, (cells responsible for bone formation), your bones build density in this 30 minute workout with three fitness levels. Filmed at the spectacular Waldorf Astoria in Boca Raton, Florida, Certified Health Coach, Alina Z, demonstrates the modified version and certified personal trainer, Glenn Edison Poyer demonstrates sitting moves so you choose the pace that’s right for you.
*Ankle weights and dumbbells are used but not required. Water bottles can substitute for dumbbells.
Please Note: This workout is in DVD+R format to ensure high quality.