Home Workouts for Older Adults

 

Our accredited exercise professionals have put together a range of workouts for older Australians that you can do in the safety of your own home.

 

Before you start!

 

Falls Prevention: Workout 1

 

This workout is designed to assist with strength and balance to reduce your risk of falls.

Session provided by Angela, Accredited Exercise Physiologist at MET Phys

Falls Prevention: Workout 2

 

This workout is designed to assist with strength and balance to reduce your risk of falls.

Session provided by Bodytrack in Toowong, Brisbane.

Exercises for Osteoporosis and Bone health

 

Osteoporosis affects a lot of older Australians, and this workout is designed to help strengthen your bones at home.

Session provided by Tenikka Mogno, Accredited Exercise Physiologist at Sports & Spinal

Mobility Exercises

 

Feeling stiff? This gentle workout is designed to keep you moving and improve your mobility.

Session provided by Matt Hurley, Movement Matt

Ball and Chair workout – Strength

 

This workout is designed to help strengthen your muscles. You just need a chair and a soft ball to get started.

Session provided by Richelle Street, Accredited Exercise Physiologist

Balance Exercises

 

This workout is designed to improve your balance, which will help to improve your confidence and independence.

Session provided by Richelle Street, Accredited Exercise Physiologist

FIND AN ACCREDITED EXERCISE PROFESSIONAL WHO CAN PROVIDE TELEHEALTH SERVICES NEAR YOU

RESOURCES

 

We’ve created some resources to help you learn about the importance of regular exercise and help you to stay active at home.

Get Tech Savvy

Technology support for older Australians.

Classes for +65s

Discounted exercise classes (via telehealth) for those aged 65 and older.

Active Ageing Matter

Learn about the benefits of staying active as you age.

About Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA)

 

Founded in 1991, Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) is the peak body for exercise and sports science in Australia. Our mission is to enhance performance, health and well-ebing through the science of exercise and sport. We are also committed to establishing, promoting and defending the career paths of tertiary trained exercise and sports science practitioners.

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