The New York City Mayor's Office for People with Disabilities is collaborating with The Monday Campaigns to make it easier for people with disabilities to participate in healthy, physical activities every Monday.
Exercising in the water provides several advantages, especially for those who might have more limited mobility. Being gravity free, aquatics provide workouts for those with ailments such as osteoarthritis or muscle strains, and are highly recommended for people with severe disabilities and high blood pressure.
Some of the best exercises work for people at different ability levels, so we will show you a variety of workouts that will add muscle strength your upper body.
This month, we’re issuing a challenge to take part in several exercises that are designed to boost one’s overall health. Our goal is to help people obtain the energy they need for the week, and we’re giving you the opportunity to help us achieve this mission by completing this challenge every Monday.
You probably know you need to exercise. What you probably don’t know is how to squeeze the time it takes to exercise into your schedule. To help you fit in a little fitness every Move It Monday, we've gathered a few easy exercises you can do at work (or anywhere for that matter) that can be performed in very little time.
Music and exercise go together like peanut butter and jelly. Do you have a favorite workout playlist? It’s worth putting one together. Exercising to music has some big, scientifically-proven benefits
Whether you’re just begging to add some movement into your schedule or are a longtime gym rat – good for you! There are countless benefits to exercise, with strength training and cardio at the center of most workouts. But if your exercise routine is solely made up of sweaty cardio sessions and weight lifting, you’re missing out on something major: A balance practice!
This Monday, get moving outdoors! Beyond the benefits of good, old fashioned physical activity, being outside ups the ante. Moving outside can combat fatigue and boost your mood. Even small bouts of physical activity can help you achieve these results.
Yoga is relaxing. Plus, it helps stave off stress and anxiety, builds strength, improves cardiovascular health, and curbs low-back pain. Start your week moving with some yoga on Monday.
Being outside can greatly contribute to your health and wellbeing. On Monday, try visiting a park for a fresh perspective on your workout.