Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a strength training program for older adults - it's no longer just for bodybuilders! Strength training has many benefits:
- increases muscle strength
- improves balance
- enhances flexibility
- strengthens bones
- relieves arthritis
- helps control weight
- lifts depression
- reduces stress
- reduces the risk of heart disease
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is for older adults who want to improve their quality of life and stay active. The exercises are easy to learn and are safe and effective. No need to wear special clothes - just comfortable, loose-fitting pants and shirt, along with sturdy, closed-toe walking shoes.
Sessions include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises, and cool-down stretches. Over 8 weeks, you will increase your strength and improve your balance. Our trained agents will help you learn and do these exercises safely.
Stay Strong, Stay Healthy website: http://www.k-state.edu/staystrong/