As you grow older and wiser, it can be hard to know how or why you should keep exercising. However, as we spoke about in our previous blog post, exercise is still a really important aspect of life, no matter how old you are.
There is a reverent tonne of different ways that you can exercise, but today, we are going to look at the top 5 accessories that can help you stay in shape and keep fit after your 50th birthday! There are so many different options out there that it can be hard to know where to start. However, these fitness accessories for over 50s are a great place to begin!
It’s surprisingly common to have weakened or injured hands, or even fingers and arm muscles. The Eggsercizer is built and designed to combat exactly these problems. Comfortable and ergonomic, it fits perfectly in your hand and be used to both exercise your hands and arms, or to relieve stress.
The Eggsercizer was even featured in the Daily Mail, showing just how impressive this little rubber egg is and what it can do for you!
Knead-A-Ball Hand Exerciser
Similar to the Eggsercize, the Knead-A-Ball Hand Exerciser is brilliantly designed to help improve the strength of your fingers and hand. Made out of foam rather than rubber, it isn’t quite as durable as the Eggsercizer but is still a great accessory to help improve muscle strength in your hands.
It also doubles are a great stress ball, fitting into your palm due to its diameter of just 6cm!
Rolyan Resistive Exercise Band
These exercise bands give you a smooth and progressive amount of resistance, perfectly designed to help build up the strength of your muscles. This, in turn, helps to keep your body active.
With local recoil built into the Rolyan Resistive Exercise Band, you won’t suffer from any jerk back, meaning that you can exercise in comfort. Starting with a light resistance band is highly recommended as it will help you build up your strength, gradually moving on to the heavier bands as you go.
Keeping your legs active is incredibly important as it helps both your mobility and blood flow. That’s where accessories like the Pedal Exerciser comes in to play. A very simple and quaint little device, you’ll be able to get it set up and good to go within minutes!
From there, you can get your feet and legs moving in rhythm, building up the power of your muscles and improving the flow of blood around your body! The pedals are non-slip, and the entire Pedal Exerciser weighs just 2kg, making it incredibly portable.
NuStep Recumbent Cross Trainer
If you want something a bit more professional that can really give results, whilst also helping to improve the motor functions in your legs, then you should look at the NuStep Recumbent Cross Trainer.
Designed to be self-powered but also wonderfully quiet, the NuStep can be used in almost any room of your house. The cross trainer focuses on improving the strength of your leg muscles, the NuStep is also a favourite within rehabilitation and health centres, so you know that it’s worth it!
At The Mobility Aids Centre, we stock a wide range of exercise accessories that are perfect for the over 50s! So why not come into the store, take a look around the website or give us a call on 01733 342242.