GET MOVING AT HOME-TRAINING WITHOUT BORDERS
Virtual personalized exercise training and virtual health coaching is here to stay and a permanent part of our wellness services.
As long as you have access to the internet you can work on improving your health, fitness and function with virtual personal training, health coaching and physical therapy.
We provide virtual personal training across town, state, country and globe.
Weight shift to one leg stand progression exercise
I want to invite you to join Jacqueline in this balance exercise. Balance exercise training can create brain changes, improvements to the motor cortex by thickening. It can also improve your vestibular system. Balance exercises are best when individualized thus perform the exercises as tolerated and when exercise is safe for you. Begin with standing with feet hip wide apart at your kitchen counter ... click video
Watch Physical Therapist Bayla O'Brien with Fitness & Function taking a client through breathing exercises. Respiratory function is a concern and on the mind of many older adults especially those at risk and/or have survived the COVID-19 infection and who's lungs were affected. An additional concern is that low oxygen levels can increase fall risk and fall-related injuries among older adults.
Breathing exercises are an important exercise component. Whether you have been inactive, have COPD or are a post-COVid-19 patient breathing exercises may benefit your quality of life. Bayla specializes in geriatric physical therapy, click here to read more about Bayla and how she maybe able to help you restore function.
This 3-part series provides insight in some of the breathing exercises that a PT can take you through to assess and improve your respiratory function.
Functional Fitness Test Demonstration
We created a video in which we demonstrate the four assessments best associated with independent living skills. We provide simple instructions which allows us to do assessments virtually.
Prior to receiving in-person in-home personal training and physical therapy we conduct assessments and testing to determine a baseline.
While we are working with clients virtually we are not able to do all these assessments however some can be conducted ted virtually.
EXERCISE SAFETY AND CONSENT FOR EXERCISE
Physical exercise, in all of its forms and with or without the use of equipment such as ankle weights, resistive bands and tubing, straps or any other equipment that may be used by an instructor, can be a strenuous physical activity. Accordingly, you are urged and advised to seek the advice of a physician before beginning any physical exercise regimen, routine, program, or using any suggested equipment shown in any of the videos or live sessions from Fitness & Function. All suggestions and comments relating to the use of equipment, poses, moves, and instruction are not required to be performed by you and are carried out at your election while viewing Fitness & Function videos or participating in live sessions. Nothing contained herein should be constructed as any form of such medical advice or diagnosis.
By using this content you represent that you understand that physical exercise involves strenuous physical movement and that such activity carries the risk of injury whether physical or mental. You understand that it is your responsibility to judge your physical and mental capabilities for such activities. It is your responsibility to ensure that by participating in classes and activities from the Fitness & Function, you will not exceed your limits while performing such activity, and you will select the appropriate level of classes for your skills and abilities, as well as for any mental or physical conditions and/or limitations you have. You understand that, from time to time, instructors may suggest physical adjustments or the use of equipment, and it is your sole responsibility to determine if any such suggested adjustment or equipment is appropriate for your level of ability and physical and mental condition. You expressly waive and release any claim that you may have at any time for injury of any kind arising out of your participation in a Fitness & Function program or training against Fitness & Function or any person or entity involved with Fitness & Function, including without limitation, its directors, principals, instructors, independent contractors, employees, agents, contractors, affiliates and representatives.