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Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

Strength training is no longer just for bodybuilders. Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is an eight-week, evidence-based strength training program designed for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. Classes are held in familiar settings such as senior centers and church halls, not the gym. The exercises are easy to learn, safe and effective. No need to wear special clothes—just comfortable, loose-fitting pants and shirt, along with sturdy, closed-toe walking shoes.

What are the benefits? 

• Increases muscle strength
• Improves balance
• Enhances flexibility
• Strengthens bones
• Relieves arthritis
• Helps control weight
• Lifts depression
• Reduces stress
• Reduces risks for heart disease


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