For any self-respecting exercise session, a variety of extra fun accessories can make all the difference. Some people find it difficult to get motivated but give the opportunity to shake a feather boa or cheerleader pom poms and they're up and ready!
Why not try using Chiffon Scarves to wave during a musical singing session to tone up upper arms? Or Bean Bag Scarves are smaller bean bags with floaty scarves attached that slow down the speed when throwing or catching (you can also use them for a slow game of tennis or badminton?)
People with a sight impairment might enjoy using the Confetti Sound Ball - it makes a sound like rain as the little beads roll around the inside, this helping to hear it's location. Also our easy-grip Spike Ball has soft pimples for easy gripping and has a great tactile feel too.
Many of our fitness games and accessories are highly suitable for both seated and standing play, so are ideal for anyone in a wheelchair. A large parachute or an Octaband© can be the perfect way to keep upper bodies toned and are a fun way to exercise in a group.
Help tone upper arms with this Dumbbell Set. Each weighs 0.5kg so makes a gentle weight to lift without being too strenuous for older people. The vibrant pink neoprene coating gives a soft grip and makes these fun to use - why not get a couple of sets and give one to each fitness participant to use with alternate hands. Can also be balanced on a knee or foot for toning hips, legs and feet. Fully washable and suitable for all ages.
A lightweight latex resistance band for use with 'Move It Or Lose It' DVDs and 'Stay Fit For Life' book. Helps users regain strength plus a wider range of motion. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Fun stretchy bands to help tone arms and upper body from Octaband themselves. Vibrant colours and so many ways to use them - individually, in pairs or why not link them together for a long stretchy 'snake'? Ideal for older people to help keep muscles supple and toned.
Keep cool during this summer with our stylish Paper Hand Fans. Coming in a box of 12, you will have plenty to hand out to the residents in your care home. Can also be used as a fitness accessory with musical sessions to help keep older wrists and hands supple, the low price means you can have one for each hand. Also available singly.
Easy to grip Soft Weights that are great for older care home residents' fitness sessions. The 0.5kg weights are not too heavy but will help to gently build muscle tone - especially useful in the elderly. Use as part of a fitness DVD or CD or just use regularly (maybe while waiting for a drink to cool?). Fully washable for good hygiene practice. Why not team with our Exercise Resistance Bands for extra strength-building?
Our Cheerleader Pom Pom set is just the thing to wave during a gentle fitness session. With one each of blue, red, green and yellow, the lightweight plastic streamers waft about and help to tone upper arms and bodies - especially useful for older people in care homes. People with later-stage dementia enjoy waving them during music singalong sessions too! Washable.
Bring a touch of fun to your fitness session with these colourful and lightweight pom poms. Easy grip handles attached to tinsel strands that will delight participants of all ages. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Lovely, floaty tactile chiffon scarves in rainbow colours will give added interest to exercises and help keep participants concentrating. Pack of 6. Use with our 'Sit to Get Fit' CD!
Fabulous ribbons to enhance dance and exercise sessions now in smaller pack sizes! Helps with eye/hand coordination and upper body movement. 2 metre length ribbons on a 41cm handle.
Put the fun into fitness with our lovely rainbow feather boa. Lightweight and around 183cm long, this is guaranteed to add glamour to any occasion. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Add colour and movement to any party by wearing our pretty Rainbow Flower Lei Garland. Why not also use them for a fun addition to any exercise or music activity session. Made from lightweight fabric flower shapes that can be wiped clean.
Colourful, fluttering scarves with mini crunchy bean bags. A perfect sensory experience, ideal for older people as the scarf slows the speed of the beanbag. See product video below.
These 13cm x 11cm colourful Bean Bags are a really versatile throwing game activity for elderly people - great for those who find it difficult to catch a conventional ball. Brightly coloured with good contrast to help anyone with sight impairment to easily distinguish the different colours. Easy to catch as they have a slower action through the air than a ball and they won't bounce away. Good for improving grip and toning the upper body.
Totally tactile, our colourful chenille bean bags are soft to the touch, satisfying to hold and are great to use as part of any exercise routine. Easy to catch.
6 differently sized and textured balls in an array of vibrant colours to appeal to all ages and abilities. The indentations enable easy gripping and add interest to any game.
Tantalizingly textured set of balls each with a different tactile 'feel'. Choose from soft, rigid, spiky, holey, pimply and rubbery. Good for exercise sessions.
Pump that is designed for our smaller balls. comes complete with various nozzles to fit our exercise and tactile balls. Wipe clean.
Textured ball with coloured beads that 'swish' as it rolls. Helps improve focus and hand/eye coordination. Rubberised outer helps with gripping.
Tactile nodules on the ball help with easy gripping for anyone with weak hands. Also good for anyone with a sight impairment to identify and makes a great exercise ball for throwing, squeezing and rolling. Please note: pump not included. Ball comes deflated.
For a totally sensory game, try these new fruit-scented balls. Vibrant colours that will appeal to people of all abilities and with a lovely scent that is released when hands rub against the outer. Soft, squishy texture that is great to throw and catch or just sniff! *MULTIBUY OFFER.
Huge 50cm diameter lightweight ball - great for upper body exercise - no fear of missing this when it comes your way! Ideal for all ages and abilities. Fully washable. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
As requested by Activity Coordinators- an extra large, lightweight ball. Great for gentle exercise either seated or standing. Size: 42" dia. Pattern may vary from one shown in picture.
Everyone loves a game of ping pong but you can never have enough balls. Our handy pack of 6 will always be on hand when you need them. 6 lightweight white balls in a box.
Add fun and a giggle to a favourite activity with these light, Balloon Swatters game. Incorporates gentle upper body exercise and can be used by people either seated or standing. Care home residents have a great time batting the balloons back and forth, either one-one or in larger groups. Now with FREE Balloon Pump code: *MULTIBUY OFFER.
All the fun but now with a bigger set of 6 brightly coloured oversized balloons. Balloons inflate to 40cm in diameter and are great for helping tone upper body strength.
Simple, fun and great for upper body exercise. These colourful, robust balloons are guaranteed to raise a smile! Great for practising hand/eye coordination. *MULTIBUY OFFER.
A Light weight summer ball & pump set ideal to play catch in the garden or out and about. Ball measures 16cm diameter.
Easy grip lightweight balloon pump for use with our Punch Ball Balloons (PBB1) and Balloon Swatter Set (BFS1). Please note: balloon not included.
Host your own Olympic games and celebrate the winners with these gold-coloured medals, set of six so plenty for everyone. Why not use our suggestions below for an all-abilities sports day. Medals come complete with ribbon.
This Exercise Resistance Loop - Black is ideal for people of all abilities. Can be used to tone up weak or underused muscles in older bodies. Used regularly, this loop can help avoid trip and falls and help with balance and wellbeing. Makes a great fitness accessory for care home residents.
Get everyone stretching and throwing with this fun inflatable Toss and Talk Ball. Throw the ball to your opponent and watch them do the movement that either thumb rests nearest. They may be asked to 'Wash a big tall window' or 'Hit a golf ball'. 60cm diameter ball.