FABS Classes

 

   

 

 About Move it or Lose it

Move it or Lose it are on a mission to transform the health and wellbeing of our nation’s older adults. With the support of their advisory board, they’re at the forefront of active aging, helping to combat loneliness, and reducing social isolation.

The exercise classes have been developed by experts to help you to improve your flexibility, aerobic health, balance and strength for overall greater strength. All the keep fit exercises can be done seated or standing, depending on your ability – perfect for seniors.

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Mission Statement

Working in collaboration with qualified health professionals, Move it or Lose it are dedicated to providing health and fitness solutions to the over 60s to ensure that they stay younger for longer. By providing four vital components, Flexibility, Aerobic, Balance and Strength through effective exercise we strive to ensure that age or ability are no longer barriers to an active lifestyle. Move-it-or-Lose-it-Logo-1

Together we’re committed to helping future generations to move more, sit less, and age well!

Join the 100,000 people already enjoying the benefits of moving more and having fun!

“The Move it or Lose it programme of exercises are scientifically proven to improve muscle strength leading to better balance to reduce falls risk. This can help older adults to enjoy the activities they always loved and stay physically active which is so important to health” Professor Janet Lord, Director of The Centre for Healthy Ageing Research at University of Birmingham

 

Our findings have been outstanding…

127% improvement in lower body strength* ** leading to reduced falls risk

100 % of participants improved mental wellbeing***

85 % improved gait speed – reducing mortality risk**

55 % strongly agree the classes have improved their quality of life***

50 % self-reported improved self-esteem***

*RVS Active Moves study

**AgeUK study

***NHS COPD study