We provide the tools for a wholesome lifestyle - join us for fitness presentations on stretching, easy weightlifting, line dancing and ballroom dancing... for more information on classes, check out the calendar. If you want to get more information about starting your own exercise program at home or with a friend... Look at the information below...and have some fun moving!
"If your dog is fat, you are not getting enough exercise." ~ Unknown
Click here for good information if you are just getting started. Begin where you are at and increase your activity gradually. Better to go slow and steady than to try and be "superman" and injure yourself.
Active at Any Size
Any one can be more physically active, no matter what their size or physical limitations. Click here for great information from the National Institutes of Health on Being Active at Any Size.
for good information if you are just getting started. Begin where you are at and increase your activity gradually. Better to go slow and steady than to try and be "superman" and injure yourself. Any one can be more physically active, no matter what their size or physical limitations. for great information from the National Institutes of Health on Being Active at Any Size.
Activities that increases your heart rate and breathing build endurance. Click here for tips that will show you fun safe ways to increase your endurance.
Walking is one of the easiest ways to get moving safely and without a lot of expensive equipment. Click here for information called A Walk a Day.
Stretching, Endurance, and Balance
Stretching exercises are thought to give you more freedom of movement to do the things you need and like to do. You'll look better and feel better when you are flexible. Click here for stretching exercises.
Balance exercises build leg muscles and help prevent falls. Each year, U.S. hospitals have 300,000 admissions for broken hips, and falling is often the cause of those fractures. Balance exercises can help you stay independent by helping you avoid disabilities that may result from falling. Click here for balance exercises.
Strength exercise build muscle as well as increase your metabolism, which helps keep your weight and blood sugar in check. It doesn't have to be difficult. Click here for some ideas to get started.
"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body;
it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity." ~JFK