Older Men, Missing in Action?

Monday marked the start of the UK Men’s Health Week – the theme “Take Action on Covid 19.” During the last 3 months Make Movement Your Mission (MMYM) has proved to be an important step forward for Later Life Training with over 2,900 people signed up to the 3 daily Movement snacks during the Covid…

Make Movement your Mission: Supporting people to move throughout the Covid 19 pandemic

On the 23rd March 2020 the UK went into lockdown to attempt to slow the spread of Covid-19. That same day LLT went LIVE with Make Movement your Mission. Our Mission? to provide opportunities for our teachers and instructors to help their class and group members remain active throughout Covid 19. In particular, to reach…

LLT Statement – Rationale for maintaining face to face approaches within our qualifications (May 2020)

The current COVID-19 national emergency is causing a dramatic re-think of service provision across all sectors and agendas. As exercise-training providers strive to continue to support successful learning there has been an increase in enquiries to LLT about putting all of our qualification course content online. In response to this, here is a short statement from us…

LLT supports PSIs and OEP leaders in falls prevention home exercise support during COVID-19

LLTs response, recommendations and resources to support the current COVID-19 national emergency identifies the need to support:  the specialist exercise instructor workforce (Otago Exercise Leaders (OEP), Postural Stability Instructors (PSI), whether health or fitness professionals)existing participants (of OEP and FaME programmes) older people not currently participating in OEP/FaME programmes  LLT recommend different approaches/resources for targeting these…