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Posted On: Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 1:00pm
https://www.facebook.com/woostersalvationarmy/videos/1917151241927591/?t=0 Exercise can be fun. All you have to do is be a little creative! Try it sometime! Check out the above video!
Posted On: Friday, September 9, 2016 - 10:56pm
Quad strength is very important in preventing knee issues. The strong muscles around the knee help support the joint so cartilage isn't worn away. Chair Exercise #11 strengthens the quads so try...
Posted On: Monday, August 29, 2016 - 1:28pm
There are two things about back pain,"You either got it or you are gonna get it!"  This chair exercise will give you some relief from that lower back pain. Try it! PUT ON YOUR SOCKS:  Position the...
Posted On: Thursday, June 30, 2016 - 4:23pm
As we get older and are less active, parts of our body seem to rearrange themselves. Here is an exercise that helps the under arm (tricep) and think about that remodel you have always wanted to do in...
Posted On: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 - 10:23am
Our flexibility is very important. As we age our joints become stiff and sore. Try this simple exercise. It will help keep the blood circulating to relieve stiffness and soreness in your knees. KICK...
Posted On: Friday, March 11, 2016 - 12:51pm
As we age some of our routine movements become more difficult. Try this exercise sitting in a chair. It will help strengthen your core muscles. We don't want to go without our pants, right! PUT ON...
Posted On: Monday, February 15, 2016 - 2:09pm
As many times as we get into bed we seldom realize that it might be difficult for some people to tuck themselves under the covers. This exercise helps build upper body strength. GIVE IT A TRY!   PULL...
Posted On: Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 11:55am
How about singing with your exercise! If you tap your toe to the beat of "Yankee Doodle" you will have 10 reps for each time you sing it. Have some fun exercising! TAP YOUR TOE: Loop the band around...
Posted On: Monday, November 23, 2015 - 4:30pm
Are you ready for the holiday season? Most people think of shopping and cooking but how about the many times you will pick up young kids or babies at the family gatherings. This is the continuing...
Posted On: Saturday, November 7, 2015 - 12:04pm
This is the 3rd in our series of functional movement exercise using a chair.  HUG SOMEONE: Grasping the band in each hand, put a twist in the band behind the back to stabilize the set-up. (Band...
Posted On: Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:01am
This is the second in the series on chair exercises. "Reach in the Cupboard" is a shoulder and tricep strengthening exercise. REACH IN THE CUPBOARD: Grasp the band with your right hand and raise your...
Posted On: Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 9:36pm
FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT EXERCISES TO STRENGTHEN THE UPPER AND LOWER BODY WHILE SITTING IN A CHAIR Better Life Flex-n-Stretch is starting a series on strengthening exercises that can be done while sitting...
Posted On: Monday, January 5, 2015 - 6:09pm
This is an excellent program for people who don’t have an hour or two to spend working out and can also be used at home as well as in the gym. The program combines a stretching routine and resistance...
Posted On: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:40pm
The below program is design to increase your strength and flexibility. We have compiled this program from years of experience and research. The below exercises are configured for people of all...
Posted On: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:23pm
Below are exercises we recommend to help build lower body strength. Be sure to consult a physician before commencing.
Posted On: Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 3:21pm
Below are exercises we recommend to help build lower body strength. Be sure to consult a physician before commencing.
Mild low back stretch
Posted On: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 1:58pm
    Here are the back traction and strengthening techniques from mild to aggressive using two doubled up bands slip knotted together and tied off at approximately the 7’8″ level.  
Posted On: Sunday, January 5, 2014 - 2:25pm
This program has been utilized on the high school, college and professional levels for over 30 years to increase flexibility and to reduce injuries. While initially designed for athletes, these...
Posted On: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 3:23pm
This program has been utilized on the high school, college and professional levels to increase flexibility and to reduce injuries. Consult a physician before beginning this, or any exercise program...