How Can Progressive Fitness Solutions Help You?
Whether you're recovering from injury, preparing for surgery, suffering from from anxiety or depression, high cholesterol, hypertension or diabetes.....the list is endless! The point is, exercise really is medicine and the appropriate exercise at the right dose has been clinically proven to improve almost all chronic disease states!
Let our team of exercise professionals tailor an exercise program that is right for you.
"Walking is man's best medicine"
Regular exercise has a favorable effect on many of the established risk factors for cardiovascular disease. For example, exercise promotes weight reduction and can help reduce blood pressure. Exercise can reduce “bad” cholesterol levels in the blood (the low-density lipoprotein [LDL] level), as well as total cholesterol, and can raise the “good” cholesterol (the high-density lipoprotein level [HDL]). In diabetic patients, regular activity favorably affects the body’s ability to use insulin to control glucose levels in the blood.
Brian has worked at Lismore Base Hospital in cardiac rehabilitation and offers a weekly heart health class that is safe and fun!
Whether you're recovering from a heart attack, or heart surgery or simply have Cardiovascular risk factors, this class is designed for you.
For piece of mind the clinic has an automated electronic defibrillator (AED) onsite.
Exercise, and in particular resistance training is recognised as one of the most effective lifestyle strategies to help make bones as strong as possible, greatly reducing the risk of fractures later in
"For adults, a combination of progressive resistance training with a variety of moderate impact weight-bearing activities is most effective for increasing bone density or preventing the bone loss that occurs with age."
Osteoperosis Australia 2013
Hip fractures have been found to be as much as 38-45% lower in older adults who are physically active in their daily life, compared to less active people.
Ask us about our "Building Bones" exercise class.