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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

Upcoming Events

There are two new classes getting ready to begin on March 19, 2019. We will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the First United Methodist Church in the fellowship hall. 

Level 1: An introduction to weight training for older adults will be from 3:00 – 4:00 PM

Level 2: A follow-up to Level 1 for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active will be held from 4:30 – 5:30 PM
(***You must complete Level 1 before enrolling in Level 2***)

*Cost is $20 per person which includes all needed materials for the duration of the program.

Click here to register for Level 1 March 19 - May 16, 2019

Click here to register for Level 2 March 19 - May 16, 2019

Forms

Par-Q
Participant Enrollment
Participant Consent