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Ease Back Into Working Out Post COVID-19

Working Out Post COVID There are some things to think about when you’re easing back into a working out post COVID. Here are 11 things to keep in mind as you kick-start.   1. Don’t overdo it right away. Doing too much too soon can overwhelm you mentally. A rigorous routine may eventually feel like too …

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How to Lift Weights at Home: A Beginner’s Guide

Body weight exercises are great for maintaining strength gains or focusing more on muscular and cardio-respiratory endurance. But if your goal is to add strength or muscle mass, using the added resistance of weights is essential. When you use weights, you are actually breaking down the muscle fibers. When they repair themselves, they become stronger …

Freda

I started Zumba gold classes with Nuvo in August 2014. After losing my husband, I felt I needed to get back on track and keep myself active and positive. I saw T-Tuesdays advertised on a poster and rang up to find out what it was all about. When a cuppa was mentioned I thought this would …

Gillian

I started the Community Wellness project over 1 year ago, attending 1 bootcamp session a week every Monday night.  At first I wasn’t sure if it was for me. I had never done exercise and stuck to it. Before I started bootcamp I used to try and attend the gym. I could never stick to …

Pam

Pam, aged 77 years old, and her husband Bert, attend the Dementia Café where they were first introduced to Nuvo Wellbeing’s session. Bert takes Pam along to the Dementia Café as he had noticed Pam declining in her physical and mental health and wanted to do something to help her. As Nuvo’s class had been designed specifically for people with …

Dawn

Dawn, aged 85, has been attending Nuvo Wellbeing’s class for nearly 1 year. Dawn lives on her own and suffers from mobility issues as well as Dementia. Her daughter kindly plans out her weekly schedule to get her out of the house, meet new friends and socialise. Dawn finds the weekly schedule really helps her to know exactly where …