The exercise below is an example that can be used by your parents now as a general warm up to more extensive senior exercises.
When a trainer carries an SFA Certification they have extensive training that enables them to:
Select appropriate warmups, aerobic conditioning, musculoskeletal strengthening, flexibility work, relaxation activities, and post-aerobic as well as general cooldowns.
Assist older clients in developing personal exercise plans.
Provide senior-specific nutritional information.
Plan a broad variety of safe and effective older adult conditioning regimens.
Adapt group and individual exercise activities to safely, productively accommodate a variety of age-predictable health concerns.
Exercise modifications in connection with commonly used prescription drugs.
Design safe older adult fitness programs excluding techniques and training methods that would cause injury to joints, fractures and any other exercise induced by elderly exercise
Provide accurate information regarding age-related health risk factors.
Handle emergencies effectively.
Finally, they are trained to provide effective fitness programming specifically designed to help your parents senior health and fitnes: musculo-skeletal health, personal independence, energy levels, self-esteem, emotional well being, and motivation to stick with an exercise lifestyle.