Level 3 - Advanced
Level 3 exercises suit those who:
regularly walk (at least 30 minutes in one session)
feel steady walking outside
may attend a gym
engage in activities such as gardening
Even if you have been keeping active, if you have had two or more falls in the past 12 months, start at a less difficult level (Level 2 or Level 1). You should also consult your Doctor or physiotherapist to help reduce your risk of falling.
This website is not intended to replace individual health professional care. If you have any concerns or questions about what you can safely do, you should seek professional advice from your doctor, physiotherapist, or other health professional with expertise in exercise prescription
Level 3 exercises
Links to online exercise options
Go4Life Exercise videos
Go4Life has sample exercise videos of various lengths (10 minutes – 60 minutes). Some videos focus on strength or fitness exercise, others have a mix of strength, balance, fitness and flexibility. If you don’t have hand weights you can use a can of food!
Clock Yourself is an app you can download with stepping, reaction time and cognitive exercises.
Homestrong exercise tips video #3
This is a 10 minute video with exercises you can do at home. Make sure a sturdy support (table/bench or sturdy chair) is close.
There is also a brief video to help you determine the best level of exercise to start with. Note that the ‘Telecare’ option is only available in the UK.