Fitness and Wellbeing

Arthritis

Do you suffer from Arthritis in your joints?

Research has shown repeatedly that exercise with arthritic joints improves:

  • Arthritis classFunction
  • Joint range of movement
  • Pain
  • Grip strength especially when exercising with slight weight in hands
  • Muscle strength in the lower limbs
  • Balance
  • Chances of falling

This class is aimed at:

  • maintaining muscle strength even with some joint pains
  • keeping your joints moving
  • staying flexible in your body.
  • working on your balance and control, which will increase your walking
  • Posture awareness
  • Implementing a daily mobility and short exercise routine
  • Working on daily movements.
  • Improving sitting to standing and stairs.

What Does the Arthritis Class Include?

  • arthritis 2A discussion of peoples weeks and daily activities
  • A sitting gentle warm up and joint mobility
  • Standing exercises
  • Some single leg work
  • Arm work
  • Using the wall and theraband ( also known as stretchy band) as a resistance
  • Stretches and flexibility work

Contact me to discuss your problems and see if the class will suit you and your needs.

Start getting stronger and more mobile this week.

The class is on Tuesdays at 1pm.

It is situated at:

Quaker Meeting House
10 St James Street
Sheffield
S1 2EW