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Stay Strong, Stay Healthy

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a program is a program that focuses on improving health and quality of life. The hour long sessions meet twice each week. They include warm-up exercises, strengthening exercises with or without weights, and cool-down stretches. Participants are also encouraged to do the exercises on their own once more during the week. Over the eight weeks, participants learn the exercises and begin to improve strength and balance.

For more information about the Program, visit the Program website: http://www.k-state.edu/staystrong/

Questions? Want to sign up today?! Call our Office: 913-364-5700!

 Stay Strong Stay Healthy

Class Information

Are you over the age of 60 and want to improve your strength, balance and flexibility? Consider signing up for our next Stay Strong, Stay Healthy course!

Join us! March 5th thru April 25th Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:00AM - 12:00PM

Pre-Evaluation Day: March 1, 2018; 2pm - 4pm

Location: Council on Aging; 1830 S Broadway StLeavenworth, KS

To register, call Leavenworth County Extension Office 913-364-5700

Benefits of Strength Training

One of the best ways to keep your body and mind functioning at its best is to exercise.

Regular strength training helps build muscle and increases bone density, thereby helping to prevent frailty and osteoporosis.                                                                                                                                      

Other health benefits of strength training include:

  • Improved balance and flexibility

  • Decrease arthritis symptoms

  • Improved sleep

  • Weight control

  • Lift depression

  • Reduces the risk of heart disease

  • Helps manage diabetes