Over 55s strength classes at SPP!

exercise (photo courtesy of Randy Glasbergen 2003)

South Perth Physiotherapy is now offering strength based circuit classes for over 55s!

Aging is associated with a number of physiologic and functional declines that can contribute to increased disability, frailty, and falls. Current research has demonstrated that strength-training exercises have the ability to combat weakness and frailty and their debilitating consequences. Done regularly (e.g., 2 to 3 days per week), these exercises build muscle strength and muscle mass and preserve bone density, independence, and vitality with age. In addition, strength training also has the ability to reduce the risk of osteoporosis and the signs and symptoms of numerous chronic diseases such as heart disease, arthritis, and type 2 diabetes, while also improving sleep and reducing depression. (Am J Prev Med. 2003 Oct;25(3 Suppl 2):141-9. The benefits of strength training for older adults. Seguin R1, Nelson ME.).

If you are or know of any friends or family members who are having trouble with any of the following:

• independence/mobility
• balance (falls)
• diabetes
• osteoporosis
• back pain
• depression
• weight management
• sleep

PLEASE ENQUIRE ABOUT OUR CLASSES TODAY RUN BY QUALIFIED AND EXPERIENCED PHYSIOTHERAPISTS!

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