Exercise Programs For Seniors

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Exercise Programs For Seniors

Active Choices Active Living Every Day EnhanceFitness Fit and Strong! Healthy Moves for Aging Well Walk with Ease Explore these evidence-based physical activity programs, which have been proven to produce measurable health benefits for older adults. Active Choices Active Choices is a six-month physical activity program that helps individuals incorporate preferred physical activities in their daily lives. The program is individualized for each person. Staff or volunteers are trained to provide regular, brief telephone-based guidance and support, and mail follow-up is delivered to participants’ homes. Program Summary Active Living Every Day Active Living Every Day (ALED) uses facilitated group-based problem-solving methods to integrate physical activity into everyday living. The program utilizes the ALED book and offers optional online support resources for participants and facilitators. ALED can be offered independently or with existing community-based physical activity programs. Program Summary Program Website EnhanceFitness EnhanceFitness (formerly Lifetime Fitness Program) is a low-cost, highly adaptable exercise program offering levels that are challenging enough for active older adults and levels that are safe enough for the unfit or near frail. One-hour group classes include stretching, flexibility, balance, low-impact aerobics, and strength training. Program Summary Program Website Fit and Strong! Fit and Strong! combines flexibility, strength training, and aerobic walking with health education for sustained behavior change among older adults with lower extremity osteoarthritis. Fit and Strong! works with providers across the country to deliver an eight-week program that improves lower extremity stiffness, pain, and strength, aerobic capacity, participation in exercise and caloric expenditure, and self-efficacy for exercise. Program Summary Program Website Healthy Moves for Aging Well Healthy Moves for Aging Well is a simple and safe in-home physical activity intervention developed and tested by Partners in Care to enhance the activity level of frail, high-risk sedentary seniors living at home. The model was developed for community-based care management programs arranging and delivering services to seniors in the home. Program Summary Program Website Walk with Ease The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk with Ease program helps participants develop a walking plan that meets their particular needs, stay motivated, manage pain, and exercise safely. The Walk with Ease materials are based on programs that have been successfully implemented in research settings and have resulted in such benefits as increase physical activity, increased walking distance and speed, decreased pain, and decreased depression. Program Website

Exercise Programs For Seniors

Explore these evidence-based physical activity programs, which have been proven to produce measurable health benefits for older adults. Active Choices Active Choices is a six-month physical activity program that helps individuals incorporate preferred physical activities in their daily lives. The program is individualized for each person. Staff or volunteers are trained to provide regular, brief telephone-based guidance and support, and mail follow-up is delivered to participants’ homes. Program Summary Active Living Every Day Active Living Every Day (ALED) uses facilitated group-based problem-solving methods to integrate physical activity into everyday living. The program utilizes the ALED book and offers optional online support resources for participants and facilitators. ALED can be offered independently or with existing community-based physical activity programs. Program Summary Program Website EnhanceFitness EnhanceFitness (formerly Lifetime Fitness Program) is a low-cost, highly adaptable exercise program offering levels that are challenging enough for active older adults and levels that are safe enough for the unfit or near frail. One-hour group classes include stretching, flexibility, balance, low-impact aerobics, and strength training. Program Summary Program Website Fit and Strong! Fit and Strong! combines flexibility, strength training, and aerobic walking with health education for sustained behavior change among older adults with lower extremity osteoarthritis. Fit and Strong! works with providers across the country to deliver an eight-week program that improves lower extremity stiffness, pain, and strength, aerobic capacity, participation in exercise and caloric expenditure, and self-efficacy for exercise. Program Summary Program Website Healthy Moves for Aging Well Healthy Moves for Aging Well is a simple and safe in-home physical activity intervention developed and tested by Partners in Care to enhance the activity level of frail, high-risk sedentary seniors living at home. The model was developed for community-based care management programs arranging and delivering services to seniors in the home. Program Summary Program Website Walk with Ease The Arthritis Foundation’s Walk with Ease program helps participants develop a walking plan that meets their particular needs, stay motivated, manage pain, and exercise safely. The Walk with Ease materials are based on programs that have been successfully implemented in research settings and have resulted in such benefits as increase physical activity, increased walking distance and speed, decreased pain, and decreased depression. Program Website
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Exercise Programs For Seniors

Active Aging Classes From Silver Sneakers to water aerobics, 24 Hour Fitness active aging group exercise classes are designed to help seniors and older adults maintain their cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility. Whether you’re a veteran gym member or a newcomer, we welcome you to come enjoy the benefits of working out in a group. The availability of Silver Sneakers and other senior fitness classes varies by 24 Hour Fitness location. Watch video SilverSneakers® Classic Watch video Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated or standing support. SilverSneakers® Cardio Circuit Increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance in this Silver Sneakers standing circuit workout. Fitness and fun come together as you alternate non-impact aerobic choreography with upper-body strengthening exercises using hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball. A chair is offered for support, stretching and relaxation exercises. SilverSneakers® YogaStretch Designed for seniors and older adults, YogaStretch is a popular Silver Sneakers class that leads you through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation help promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Silver & Fit Classes Join a community of seniors and older adults for a total-body workout appropriate for any fitness level. Silver & Fit classes are designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, agility, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. The workout combines aerobic, flexibility and resistance (strength) training with plenty of friendly fun. Aqua Zumba® Watch video Fitness is a splash with Aqua Zumba, our invigorating, low-impact aquatic exercise classes. Known as the Zumba “pool party,” Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba classes blend it all together into a workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief. Aqua Classes Watch video Tone and sculpt your body with no impact to your joints. This popular water aerobics workout is a swimming blend of cardio and resistance training, and may incorporate resistance tools such as buoyant water weights and noodles. Zumba Gold® Watch video Move to the beat at your own speed with Zumba Gold classes. These invigorating, community-oriented dance-fitness classes provide modified, low-impact moves and easy-to-follow pacing for older adults who love a healthy, active lifestyle

Exercise Programs For Seniors

From Silver Sneakers to water aerobics, 24 Hour Fitness active aging group exercise classes are designed to help seniors and older adults maintain their cardiovascular health, strength and flexibility. Whether you’re a veteran gym member or a newcomer, we welcome you to come enjoy the benefits of working out in a group. The availability of Silver Sneakers and other senior fitness classes varies by 24 Hour Fitness location. Watch video SilverSneakers® Classic Watch video Have fun and move to the music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball are offered for resistance. A chair is used for seated or standing support. SilverSneakers® Cardio Circuit Increase your cardiovascular and muscular endurance in this Silver Sneakers standing circuit workout. Fitness and fun come together as you alternate non-impact aerobic choreography with upper-body strengthening exercises using hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a Silver Sneakers ball. A chair is offered for support, stretching and relaxation exercises. SilverSneakers® YogaStretch Designed for seniors and older adults, YogaStretch is a popular Silver Sneakers class that leads you through a complete series of seated and standing yoga poses. Chair support is offered to safely perform a variety of postures designed to increase flexibility, balance and range of movement. Restorative breathing exercises and final relaxation help promote stress reduction and mental clarity. Silver & Fit Classes Join a community of seniors and older adults for a total-body workout appropriate for any fitness level. Silver & Fit classes are designed to increase flexibility, joint stability, balance, coordination, agility, muscular strength and cardiovascular endurance. The workout combines aerobic, flexibility and resistance (strength) training with plenty of friendly fun. Aqua Zumba® Watch video Fitness is a splash with Aqua Zumba, our invigorating, low-impact aquatic exercise classes. Known as the Zumba “pool party,” Aqua Zumba gives new meaning to the idea of a refreshing workout. Integrating the Zumba philosophy with traditional aquatic fitness disciplines, Aqua Zumba classes blend it all together into a workout that’s cardio-conditioning, body-toning and most of all, exhilarating beyond belief. Aqua Classes Watch video Tone and sculpt your body with no impact to your joints. This popular water aerobics workout is a swimming blend of cardio and resistance training, and may incorporate resistance tools such as buoyant water weights and noodles. Zumba Gold® Watch video Move to the beat at your own speed with Zumba Gold classes. These invigorating, community-oriented dance-fitness classes provide modified, low-impact moves and easy-to-follow pacing for older adults who love a healthy, active lifestyle

Exercise Programs For Seniors

Exercise Programs For Seniors
Exercise Programs For Seniors
Exercise Programs For Seniors