About Guy Andrews
Guy is the Executive Director of Exercise ETC. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA as well as a Senior Fitness Specialist and a Performance Enhancement Specialist, both through NASM. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, FL and holds multiple fitness certifications. A 35 year fitness industry veteran, Guy has worked with many population groups, but specializes in the older adult population. He has worked with seniors in a variety of environments including adult congregate living cailities, hospital-based wellness centers, municipal and community centers and major health clubs. He currently teaches Brains & Balance Past 60™ programs for the City of Wilton Manors, FL and has conducted memory management programs to the residents at the Edgewater Assisted Living Community in Boca Raton, FL.
My Cup Runneth Over: The Plastic Cup Balance Workout
A top notch balance and fall prevention program does not need specialized equipment or a huge budget. Let Guy Andrews of Exercise ETC Inc show you over a dozen activities designed to improve balance and cognition using lowly (and cheap!) plastic beverage cups. This fast paced webinar will expose you to unique, imaginative drills to increase core strength, improve posture, enhance mobility, boost self-confidence and decrease fall risk – using only plastic beverage cups for equipment. You’ll leave this one-of-a-kind webinar inspired to try all of these drills (and maybe invent some of your own) and your clients will marvel at your ingenuity!
1. List risk factors that increase the chances of an older adult falling
2. Demonstrate how to use plastic beverage cups to design drills to improve core strength, enhance mobility, increase lower body strength and reduce fall risk.
3. Explain how reducing the risk of falling can boost confidence and a sense of self-efficacy in older adults.