The BIG Chair-Based Exercise Event

The BIG Chair-Based Exercise Event

"Did you know that increasing your daily activity by just 20% will help with healing and function. A healthy, strong body can help to fight off infection and makes recovery from illness or injury easier."

With ‘The BIG Chair-Based Exercise Event’ we hope to encourage more older adults to get moving and to start feeling the benefits of a more active lifestyle.

The BIG Chair-Based Exercise Event is a fun interactive event filled with lots of useful tips, special guest appearances and fun activities to inspire you to keep active, fitter and healthier.

When:

10th September 2021

What time:

10:00am – 12:00pm

Schedule:

10:00am – Arrival welcome

10:30am – The Warm Up ‘Let’s get moving’

11:00am – The BIG Chair-Based Exercise Event

11:30am – Water break and special mystery guest

11:45am – The Cool Down and ‘Tai Chi Demo’

12:00pm – Event finishes

Who can get involved?

  • Anyone who is able to participate in chair-based exercise
  • If you are a Care provider or you look after someone in their own home, you can sign up those you care for
  • If you live alone and would like to join in our BIG event, you are more than welcome

What do I need to join in?

  • You will need access to a computer or a tablet with a strong WIFI connection
  • A stable chair with arms and enough room to get moving!
  • Water bottles for hydration
  • If you are participating in a residential setting, please make sure there is a member of staff around to support through the session
  • To get practicing before the event you can use our exercise resources on the FREE HCPA StopFalls app and on our website here

Top Tips

  • Remember to go at your own pace and take a rest when needed
  • Drink water throughout the session to keep hydrated!
  • Make sure the room you are in is free from hazards and obstacles
  • Wear comfortable clothing to make it easier to move
  • Have the room ventilated to allow for fresh air
Water Bottle

Everyone is welcome so please register your interest here and a joining pack will be sent to you

» Link to resources

» Download your very own Big Exercise Session posters here to decorate your Care setting and join in the fun.

» Order your StopFalls BIG Exercise Session T-shirt. Money raised from the sale of the T-shirts will go to the HCPA’s just giving page

Everyone is welcome so please register your interest here and a joining pack will be sent to you

» Link to resources

» Download your very own Big Exercise Session posters here to decorate your Care setting and join in the fun.

» Order your StopFalls BIG Exercise Session T-shirt. Money raised from the sale of the T-shirts will go to the HCPA’s just giving page