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  • Bridge exercise an alternative to the squat - Duration: 99 seconds.

    • 1 day ago
    • 3 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.
    This ‘bridge exercise’ works well if you are lying in bed, or on the floor. If you have difficulty ...
  • Short Stop Squat Exercise and Weights - Duration: 3 minutes, 18 seconds.

    • 1 week ago
    • 58 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.
    A further progression from last week’s video is the ‘short-stop’ squat; using a band for more resis...
  • Progression of a Squat Exercise - Duration: 3 minutes, 23 seconds.

    • 2 weeks ago
    • 73 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    This video speaks about strengthening your legs by performing a squat exercise. No special equipment...
  • Proper Progression of a Strength Exercise - Duration: 2 minutes, 6 seconds.

    • 3 weeks ago
    • 74 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    This video discusses the proper progression of doing strength training exercises to ensure safe pra...
  • Getting Stronger Every Day - Duration: 106 seconds.

    • 4 weeks ago
    • 203 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This new series of videos features Dr. Lora Giangregorio, an Associate Professor of Kinesiology at t...
  • Functional Fitness through Play - Duration: 2 minutes, 58 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 132 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Keep those stomach muscles tight and stable through play. John shares a few ideas of having fun and...
  • Abdominal Self-Assessment - Duration: 2 minutes, 53 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 91 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Check your abdominal and pelvic stability with this simple self-assessment. John shows you how to do...
  • Abdominal Stability, without doing sit ups! - Duration: 2 minutes, 55 seconds.

    • 2 months ago
    • 106 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    This is the sixth and final series with John Griffin. Another very important area of functional fitn...
  • Ankle Flexibility Exercises and Play - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 116 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Here are some fun ways to improve your ankle flexibility while indoors or outside. But watch out fo...
  • Ankle Flexibility Self-Assessment - Duration: 2 minutes, 20 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 121 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Ankle flexibility is so important for walking, hiking, and our daily activities of living. As we age...
  • Walking and Your Ankles - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 154 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    This is the fifth series of videos with our guest speaker, John Griffin. In this series, John spea...
  • Daily Dose Hip Bridge Exercise - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 3 months ago
    • 77 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Another simple Daily Dose Exercise to stretch those hip flexors. Quick and easy with great results....
  • Daily Dose for Hip Flexors - Duration: 117 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 152 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    If you found you have tight hip flexors, here is a simple Daily Dose Exercise that you can do while ...
  • Tight Hip Flexors and Back Pain - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 109 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Moving on now to our fourth series of videos, John will discuss the importance of our hip flexors, ...
  • Tight Hip Flexor Self-Assessment - Duration: 2 minutes, 51 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 115 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    A simple self-assessment, called the Thomas Test, will determine if your hip flexors, the muscles ...
  • More Ideas for Balanced Muscles - Duration: 2 minutes, 9 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 97 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Still more ideas as to how to work on upper body muscle balancing while playing, and another Daily...
  • Having Fun While Balancing Your Muscles - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

    • 4 months ago
    • 107 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This week, we share another Daily Dose exercise and John gives you lots of ideas on ways to improve ...
  • Your Daily Dose for Muscle Balance - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 111 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    If the self-assessment Clock Test from last week, indicated that you have some muscle tightness, or ...
  • Self-Assessment – The Clock Test - Duration: 3 minutes, 21 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 101 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Muscle imbalance and tight muscles can have a significant effect on our daily life and sporting acti...
  • What is Muscle Imbalance? - Duration: 2 minutes, 35 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 59 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Next in our video series, we will look at muscles in our upper body and determine if they are balanc...
  • Making Activities Fun - Duration: 108 seconds.

    • 5 months ago
    • 87 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    John shares with you a short story of making fitness fun and playful. Make sure your activities are ...
  • Daily Dose Rocks - Duration: 2 minutes, 25 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 100 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. Mobility and agility have a lot to do with quick changes in your feet and legs. This simple ‘Rock an...
  • : Your Daily Dose for Improved Agility - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 6 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    If you had some challenges with the Timed Up and Go self-assessment last week, this video will show ...
  • Mobility and Agility – Self-Assessment - Duration: 3 minutes, 7 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 93 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.

    Previously the videos addressed mobility and balance. Now let’s think about mobility and agility, wi...
  • Functional Fitness at Play - Duration: 2 minutes, 15 seconds.

    • 6 months ago
    • 97 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.
    Children of any age can make an exercise a fun activity. Think of all the bending and lifting, squa...
  • Your 7-Point Stand Up - Duration: 2 minutes, 39 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 115 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. Mobility is such an important part of living and having fun. This video provides a simple technique ...
  • A Simple Daily Dose of Exercise - Duration: 2 minutes, 8 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 125 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This video follows up from the balance self-assessment video from last week, with a quick and easy d...
  • Simple Balance Self-Assessment - Duration: 107 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 39 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.
    This video describes a simple and easy self-assessment for balance called a Tandem Walk and Squat. ...
  • Mobility and Balance in Everyday Living - Duration: 2 minutes, 28 seconds.

    • 7 months ago
    • 88 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This video identifies the importance of good balance and mobility and their impact on our everyday a...
  • Some thoughts about Biological Aging - Duration: 2 minutes, 41 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 134 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This video will discuss some simple ideas about biological aging, having fun, moving lots, and enjoyi...
  • Putting the FUN back in Functional Fitness - Duration: 2 minutes, 12 seconds.

    • 8 months ago
    • 131 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series.
    This new series of videos is going to look at functional fitness performance and having fun while g...
  • Develop Your Potential - Duration: 89 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 227 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    The eight and last video in this Do Live Well video series focuses on...
  • Activate Your Body, Mind and Senses - Duration: 113 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 101 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    The seventh video in this series focuses activating your body, mind a...
  • Experience Joy - Duration: 118 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 91 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    The sixth video in this series focuses on experiencing pleasure and j...
  • Taking Care of Yourself - Duration: 2 minutes, 24 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 97 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    The fifth video in this series focuses on taking care of yourself. Ad...
  • Connecting with Others - Duration: 2 minutes, 3 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 74 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    The fourth video in this series focuses on connecting with others and...
  • Contributing to Your Community and Society - Duration: 110 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 93 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    The third video in this series focuses on how your contribution to yo...
  • Building Security and Prosperity - Duration: 2 minutes, 13 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 93 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    The second video in this series focuses on financial security and pro...
  • Expressing Your Personal Identity - Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 153 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Do Live Well video series brought to you by Active Aging Canada.

    This series of 8 videos is based on research evidence about the kinds...
  • Providing a boost to daily activities - Duration: 3 minutes, 17 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 109 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. Active living is an enhancement of the simple activities in your daily routine. This video will provi...
  • Modifying activities to stay active - Duration: 2 minutes, 59 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 27 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. Sometimes it is necessary to slightly change the way you move through an activity to enable you to st...
  • Staying active and participating - Duration: 108 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 191 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This week, our guest provides you with some helpful tips on how to stay active, engaged and participa...
  • How Can We Prevent Injuries - Duration: 3 minutes, 41 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 105 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This short video provides you with a few tips to be able to keep active and prevent and/or reduce inj...
  • Self-Assessment: Tandem Walk - Duration: 2 minutes, 37 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 100 views
    The Tandem Walk Self-Assessment posted on October 25 had technical problems and the video was cut short. We have re-posted the full version for you review. Our apologies for the hick up!

    In one m...
  • Self-Assessment: Side Bridge - Duration: 3 minutes, 30 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 114 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. The last video in our self-assessment series has a focus on strength and balance, two very important ...
  • Self-Assessment: In Line Lunge - Duration: 2 minutes, 50 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 91 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This self-assessment has a focus on the lower body and your ability to feel steady moving up and down...
  • Self-Assessment: Timed Up and Go - Duration: 3 minutes, 10 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 130 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. The next in the series of our simple mobility self-assessments focuses on the ability to get up, walk...
  • Self-Assessment: Chair Stand - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 109 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This simple self-assessment will focus on the ability to be able to stand from a seated position, whi...
  • Self-Assessment: Sit & Turn - Duration: 2 minutes, 40 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 103 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. Here is another simple mobility self-assessment you can do in your home. This week we focus on the up...
  • Self-Assessment: Back Scratch - Duration: 2 minutes, 44 seconds.

    • 1 year ago
    • 180 views
    In one minute you can learn a new healthy living tip from our Active Aging Minute video series. This simple self- assessment focuses on the upper body and our ability to reach above our head. A nec...
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