Exercise Can Beat Arthritis

ISBN 13: 9780803025059

Exercise Can Beat Arthritis

9780803025059: Exercise Can Beat Arthritis
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People with Arthritis Can Exercise states the Arthritis Foundation. This DVD, Exercise Can Beat Arthritis, contains aerobic exercises specially developed for arthritis sufferers, seniors, and those in need of a low-impact workout.

Leading Physical Therapist Valerie Sayce, from the Arthritis Foundation of Victoria, guides us through these 10 easy-to-follow, gentle, low-impact exercise routines, all set to inviting music and demonstrated by adults of all ages. Designed to reduce pain, increase range of motion, strengthen muscles and joints, increase energy, and raise self-esteem, this timeless DVD is recommended for anyone, regardless of age, who requires a gentler exercise program.

More than 50,000,000 Americans have some form of Arthritis. Recent scientific studies show that low-impact aerobic exercise is both safe and desirable, results in decreased pain, stiffness and fatigue, increases range of motion and muscle Strength, improved fitness and self-esteem.

This unique DVD workout regimen is a gentle, specifically designed exercise program that consists of 10 routines that will give your body a complete and well-rounded workout, without the high impact movements that result in increased joint pain.

Some of the exercise topics include warming up, breathing, gentle stretching, taking care of the heart, lungs, legs, blood circulation, movements for neck, shoulder and spine, and easy, relaxed slowdown and cool off.

Bonus Exercise Segment
Extra Arthritis Information - What is Arthritis?, What Can I Do For My Arthritis?, Benefits of Exercise, How Can Professional Health Workers Help?
Instant Access to Each Exercise
Dolby Digital Stereo
Digitally Mastered Audio & Video
Multi-Directional Interactive Menus

NOTE: This DVD does not replace the need for individual care from your physician or health care professional. Contact your local Arthritis Foundations for more assistance.

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Everyone seems to be having a grand time, and their enthusiasm- along with the old-timey toe-tapping music- is infectious and will encourage even the most reluctant viewer to join in... A well-conceived and cheerfully produced exercise tape that should appeal most to older people. --Yoga Journal

...very motivational, lively system demonstrated... promotes flexibility and overall fitness... Ending with an excellent ten-minute relaxation routine, the system stimulates the mind as well as the body... this is well designed and fun. --Library Journal

...an excellent acquisition... The quality of picture and sound are excellent... Exercise Can Beat Arthritis is a well-made video. The choice of exercises, music, and models has created a production that proves that exercise can be fun as well as healthy. This fitness program is appropriate for those with arthritis, the overweight, or any individuals who prefer gentle, low-impact exercises. --Video Rating Guide for Libraries

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