In this video, Go4Life fitness instructor Sandy Magrath demonstrates a series of strength exercises that target the upper body. The exercises included in this video are the the hand grip, overhead arm raise, arm curl, wall push-up, and the chair dip. While demonstrating the arm curl, Sandy shows how to perform the arm curl in two styles: with hand weights and resistance bands.
The Go4Life Campaign from the National Institute on Aging focuses on encouraging older adults to make exercise and physical activity a part of their daily life. Use the Go4Life Everyday Exercises to practice the four types of exercise that are important for older adults: strength, balance, flexibility, and endurance: https://go4life.nia.nih.gov/exercises/.
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