Stronger Seniors Core Fitness: Chair-based Pilates Program DVD
The Stronger Seniors Core Fitness Chair Exercise Program is designed to help seniors and the mobility-challenged develop strength and flexibility, enhancing the ability to function in daily life. Core Fitness is specially designed to strengthen your abdominals, lower back and pelvic floor muscles: those which support your spine and internal organs - the foundation of your body. Exercising the core is essential to good posture, balance and proper breathing. If you ignore these muscle groups, the risk of kyphosis, osteoporosis, and other chronic disease is increased.
- Save and easy to follow
- Suitable for people 50 or older
- Helps to increase flexibility, mobility and balance
- Builds strength in core body areas: abdominals and back
- Designed to support the spine for better posture
- Warm-up (chair based)
- Stretching Exercises (chair based)
- Toning Exercises to strengthen lower body, legs and feet (standing with chair) (optional)
- 34 Minutes Total
By building a strong core foundation, your overall physical health and appearance is improved and will help you enjoy all of the physical activities that you look forward to: walking, biking, gardening, and the like. You will feel a tremendous difference in how you feel and how you see yourself.
Stronger Seniors Core Fitness Chair Exercise Program is based on the teachings of Joseph Pilates. Pilates incorporates exercises that train your body from the inside out. No other exercise program is as gentle to your body while providing a challenging workout.
Modified for the Chair by Stott Pilates Instructor Trainer Anne Pringle Burnell, this DVD is so safe that it is used in physical therapy facilities to rehabilitate injuries. If you are looking to better your overall health, Stronger Seniors Core Fitness Chair Exercise Program is an effective, well-paced exercise DVD.
Anne Pringle Burnell has been teaching seniors since 1996. Anne is a Faculty Provider for the National Council on Aging, the American Council on Exercise, the Aerobics & Fitness Association of American and Stott Pilates. Anne teaches at the Northwestern Memorial Hospital and the University of Illinois at Chicago, The Center for Life and Learning, the Peninsula Spa, Core Pilates and Elements in Motion, a Stott Pilates Certification Center Chicago.
Annes engaging manner on the Stronger Seniors Exercise Programs draws the exercisers into the workout experience and encourages them to go slow but keep going just the right balance of activity and rest. Kathleen M Perry RN PhD, Gerontology Nurse Specialist, Past President of the Illinois Nurses Association