Older Wiser Workouts: Easy Does It
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.
Aerobics Impact: Lower
Lower Impact: Both feet never leave the ground at the same time. This minimizes stress on your knees.
Higher Impact: Includes movements like jumps, hops and skips. Very high-impact is called plyometrics.
Mixed Impact: This alternates or combines the above styles.
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: Sue Grant (Instructor Profile)
Runtime: 66 min.
Street Date: 05/31/2016
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The Older & Wiser Workout - Easy Does It is a safe, gentle workout that is perfect for beginners or those that have not been exercising regularly. The movements are simple and easy to follow, but also really fun! You will appreciate the emphasis on posture, balance and fall prevention in this video. All the exercises are demonstrated standing and sitting - no lying down on the floor.
This EASY workout includes: Aerobic Warm Up - 8 minutes; Gentle Aerobics - 21 minutes; Strength & Balance - 25 minutes; Stretch - 12 minutes.
Equipment needed: A sturdy chair with no arms; Light-medium weights (3 - 5 lbs.).
Sue Grant, Fellow of Applied Functional Science through the Gray Institute of Applied Functional Science is also a certified Master Instructor for FallProof, an internationally recognized Balance and Mobility Training program. She is certified by the American Council on Exercise (ACE) and also helped to write and produce the “Boomers and Beyond” section of ACE's Senior Fitness Specialty Certification. Sue has a Professional Certificate in Fitness Instruction and Exercise Science from UC San Diego, specializing in both Personal Training and Group Fitness Instruction. Most importantly, Sue’s lifelong love for fitness is contagious - she is passionate about helping Older Adults stay fit and active at any age!