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Healthy Joint Exercises For Seniors | Gentle Chair Exercises For Seniors

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G’day Everyone,

The exercise routine we do this week is a seated exercise session for healthy joints.

As we get older, it’s a good idea to make a conscious effort to be running our joints through their full range of motion to ensure we keep them healthy and so they don’t stiffen up.

The workout is completely seated.

(To get straight into the exercise go to 1:02 Seconds).

SEATED HEALTHY JOINTS WORKOUT FOR SENIORS
1. Neck Extensions/Flexions x5
2. Neck Rotations Left and Right x 5 each
3. Shoulder Rolls x 10
4. Shoulder Flexions x 5
5. Shoulder Abductions x 5
6. Elongation Stretch x 10 seconds
7. Shoulder Internal/External Rotations x 5 each
8. Elbow Flexions x 5 each
9. Elbow Supination/Pronation x 5 each
10. Hand Open/Close x 5
11. Hip Flexions x 8 each leg
12. Knee Extensions x 8 each leg
13. Ankle Circles – Clockwise/Anticlockwise x 5 each

Do your best and any questions ask below.

– Mike

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