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Strength for Life Classes

Running three times a week at Macedon Ranges Health, this is a fun social class lead by a trained class leader.

Weights are assessed individually for each client and exercises are modified when necessary accordingly to client’s needs.

Call 03 5428 0300 to enquire today

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Exercising during coronavirus

Macedon Ranges Health Exercise Trainer Nicolette shares some tips for staying active whilst our usual exercise programs are on hold.

Watch for a warm up tutorial!

 

Trained weight class

To join the program clients are required to have a doctor’s referral and an initial free assessment with our Physiotherapists.

Strength training also known as resistance exercises improves joint mobility, muscle strength and increases bone density. Progressive strength training is beneficial and assists with the management of chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, and osteoporosis.

This class uses weights such as dumbbells and ankle weights to create resistance, which helps to build muscle mass and bone density. It also includes activities that use one’s own body weight as the load.

Ideally, strength training programs should be performed regularly, 2-3 times per week and is most beneficial when a small number of repetitions (e.g. 8-12) are used, and the weight is progressively increased.

This is a fun social class lead by a trained class leader, weights are assessed individually for each client and exercises are modified when necessary accordingly to client’s needs.

For more information, please call Macedon Ranges Health on 5428 0300.

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Our Team

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Nicolette Caggiati-Shortell

Nicolette has been involved in physical activity at MRH for the past 11 years. Catering to the older population, her classes and are fun and upbeat with many benefits including physical wellbeing and socialisation.

 

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