Observations - below
Please give examples of any changes in your daily activities both at home and in the community since you began the RSVP Bone Builders. Are there activities you™≠ve had to give up? Are there things you can do now that you weren™≠t able to do before?
I find I have better range of arms than before.
I enjoy Bone Builders and feel without it I wouldn™≠t be able to do all that I can and still feel as good as I do.
I continue to keep very active both indoors and outside when doing yard work.
At 83 I am able to continue the same amount of outside work as of 75.
More energy. (x2)
I am very active so no real change.
At first I hurt a lot, but don™≠t anymore.
Many due to knee surgery.
Because of a stroke I have to rebuild many of my muscles so can™≠t compare with the start.
I know this program has helped to keep me fit and able to move.
I haven™≠t had to give up any activities.
I use to stay home a lot. Now quite active. Walk longer, strength in arms and knees, wrists a lot stronger, eliminated most / some pains in shoulders. Less cramps. Feel more alive.
I walk upstairs easier.
Able to balance better, walk more, get up & down easily, off the toilet easier.
I am more aware of calcium rich foods. My overall balance has improved.
Yes. I go to an in-door swimming pool for exercises.
I feel better at doing any physical work.
I find I have greater upper body strength.
I feel stronger and have more energy.
No changes in activities ™ã but have developed many new friends.
No changes in activities. More strength, and decrease (significant) in night time (and day) leg cramps.
May walk a little better + do the stairs better.
It™≠s easier to get out of the bathtub.
No changes in activities, just feel better, more toned.
For a time I had tendonitis & had to reduce weight. Get up from a chair more easily.
I™≠ve always been an avid exerciser. But I am sure the bone building is keeping my inner body healthier. It does give me more energy.
I have fibromyalgia and couldn™≠t reach over my head or put on my coat and had a lot of arm pain. It is much better now.
In general, it™≠s just easier to do some things.
Stairs are less bothersome. It™≠s easier to do activities (chores.)
My balance is better! I don™≠t have to sit down to dry my toes after my shower each morning!
Weather permitting, I can walk. Osteoarthritis & diabetic neuropathy do not help. I only had to give up walking in the winter.
I am 69 years old and only been going to Bone Builders for a few months and I have so much more energy. I also walk 4 miles a day.
More flexibility in my legs and back.
Activities remain the same. Walking whenever possible, taking exercise programs ™ã daily when possible. Activities with Granddaughter.
My knees are stronger, less pain. Shoulders are more moveable.
I™≠ve joined this group as a prevention of physical problems. I™≠m very pleased. I think I feel stronger.
These exercises are very good for you. My neck is easier to move and it moves further.
I™≠m walking more. I started this class after bi-lateral knee replacements.
Improvements: climbing stairs, balance, breathing, less leg cramps, flexibility.
Get down on my hands + knees ™ã get up easier.
Gave up chair stands.
Walk more often.
No, I am active. Walk, do housework. That™≠s my usual routine + do it well with B.B.
I have low back problem + bone Builders has help strengthen it + my balance has improved 100%.
I work out on a walking aerobic program daily which I was not motivated to do before Bone Builders.
I have been able to maintain.
Easier to reach high shelves.
I™≠m very, very busy helping others, funeral receptions, Sr. Ctr. Board, church functions, lay speaking.
Able to reach my top cabinets. Can reach down + tie my shoes. Have much more flexibility + walking.
No changes in activities. Believe I show some improvement.
Life is more rushed because of having to be at the group 8:30 a.m. 2 mornings a week. But I like the exhilaration.