In this period of home detention many seniors aren’t getting their workout fix. This might mean social sports, structured training such as gyms and hydrotherapy etc. With some comments about social distancing perhaps extending for another 90 days or more, it is time to seriously consider a structured daily exercise program.

What is crucial for people as they age is the irreparable muscle loss and the implications on physical and mental health and well being.

For this reason resistance training is so important to keep up.

Here are a couple of 20 minute strength and flexibility workouts that can be done at home. It caters for a range of abilities and ages because the exercises can be done sitting down or standing up. Choose the workout you might feel is better suited to you or rotate them.