Coronavirus: senior citizens’ gym classes from lockdown balconies | AFP

Almost 80 years old, confined to an apartment but far from “dead”. Thanks to gym classes given by Bordeaux-based sports instructor Sébastien Manko, 79-year-old Germaine and around 50 others in a senior citizens’ residence are given some respite during the monotonty of lockdown. “They are good these exercises, it’s good for morale as well as physically….. it makes you realise you’re not dead and that you’re still alive,” says 79-year-old Germaine.

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