Personal trainer Joe Wicks, aka The Body Coach, is well known for his best-selling recipe books 'Lean in 15' and 'Joe's 30-minute meals' and has earned a whopping 4.2 million followers on Instagram alone.
Joe became the nation's favourite PE teacher throughout the pandemic by offering live streamed workouts every weekday morning for kids and parents to stay active at home whilst self-isolating. Joe is less well-known for his seated exercise classes available for seniors.
Plenty of research shows regular exercise can help prevent disease, reduce the risk of falls whilst also improving mental health and well-being and cognitive function. Joe's 10 minute videos won't put too much stress on the joints and include low intensity exercises such as listing beans and gentle stretches.
Joe Wicks Chair Workout for Seniors
This workout is specifically designed for the elderly. Joe will get your joints moving, heart pumping and feeling positive! All you need is a chair and a can of beans.
Joe Wicks 10 Minute Chair-Based Workout
Joe wants you to get moving for just 10 minutes to help lift your mood, energy levels whilst loosening up your joints and getting the heart pumping.
Find more online workout classes from Joe below.
Wexer on the LED Leisure app
How LED Community Leisure can support
If online workouts aren't for you the fear not, LED Community Leisure is here to support you, or someone you know, who would prefer an in-person exercise option. We offer a variety of low intensity classes for those who would like a little extra support across all of our leisure centres and swimming pools.
LED Leisure's Referral sessions are available to anyone who has been referred by their GP or Health Professional onto our programmes that enables people to benefit from supervised physical activity.
FORCE Cancer Referrals, PULSE GP Referrals, Cardiac Rehab Phase 3 & 4, Weight Management, Escape Pain, Strength & Balance and Walking for Health are all available to you through us here at LED Leisure.
Contact your local GP or health professional to get started today.
Our light and airy Wellness Hub at Exmouth Leisure Centre overlooks the stunning Exmouth Estuary and has a complete range of 14 comfortable Shapemaster Toning Tables - power assisted machines designed to help you reach your fitness goals regardless of your ability, fitness or age.
The Wellness Hub is a great place for senior LED Leisure members, or those with muscular conditions or recovering from injuries to socialise and get fit in an inspiring atmosphere!
Call Exmouth Leisure Centre on 01395 266381 to enquire about your 7 day FREE trial today!
Walking Circuits classes are ideal for anyone with a lower level of fitness, or for people who are in need of rehab and for PULSE referrals who are not comfortable in a gym environment.
Join us at Honiton Leisure Centre on Thursdays at 15:15, book via the LED Leisure app.
If you prefer swimming, we recommend trying a 'Good Boost' session at Exmouth Leisure Centre on Wednesdays at 10:15am and Fridays at 14:00. Good Boost is a personalised exercise sessions designed to help those with joint pain move more freely and feel better.
Each session provides an affordable, fun and accessible therapeutic exercise programme with the help of our instructors.
We now allow regular Good Boost customers to hire tablets containing their programme during 'swim for all' or 'famil swim' sessions for £4.30 too.
Call Exmouth Leisure Centre on 01395 266381 for more information.
If tennis is your game, we recommend coming along to a 'Walking Tennis' session at Exmouth Tennis & Fitness Centre on Thursdays at 2:30pm.