Weight loss, improved body image, increased physical fitness and strength, and improved mental health are some of the many benefits you can receive from exercising regularly. There are so many different ways to exercise, regardless of your mobility status. If you’re someone that has an injury or disability and is looking to exercise a bit more, you’ve stumbled across the right blog article.
Exercise can be a great way for you to either manage your current functional status or improve your level of mobility. Before you decide to dive into more exercise, it is definitely recommended that you book an appointment in with your doctor or physiotherapist to ensure you don’t have any underlying conditions that might be made worse with certain types of exercise. If you’ve gotten that sorted and have the all clear to exercise, let’s jump right into my top exercise tips for people with low mobility.
As the title suggests, the only piece of equipment you need to complete mat exercises are a yoga mat. These types of exercises utilise your body weight as resistance and is great for building functional strength and fitness which can help you manage or improve your level of mobility.
This type of exercise can be a safe way to build up the strength of the muscles surrounding your injury or disability. It’s also a great way to exercise at home or outside at your local park.