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Fit and Strong At Home Virtual Workshop

Mar 1 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm

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NOTE regarding 2021 workshops: To reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we will provide our workshops online via the Zoom teleconference tool. For information about any Sanford Center Wellness programs, call (775) 235-8862 or email wellness.sca@gmail.com

The “Fit and Strong at Home” workshop blends a multiple component exercise program with group problem solving and education. The class is designed to increase your self-confidence in your ability to exercise safely and encourages commitment to lifestyle change. This program was specifically designed to manage arthritis symptoms, as well as increase confidence in the ability to exercise safely with arthritis.

Program Details
This is an 8-week physical activity, self-management program that meets three times per week for 90 minutes per session. The first hour is comprised of exercise incorporating stretching and flexibility, low-impact aerobics such as walking, strength training, and balance exercises, followed by health education and group problem solving for behavior change. Before the end of the program, you will meet with the instructor to develop individualized exercise plans that foster ongoing maintenance of a balanced physical activity routine.

After taking this class, participants have reported:

  • Increase engagement in physical activity (which has been sustained over 18 months)
  • Improvements in lower extremity joint stiffness
  • Decreased pain
  • Increased lower extremity strength
  • Increased mobility
  • Decreased anxiety and depression

Who should participate in this workshop?
Anyone looking get back into exercise or start a new habit, especially those experiencing lower-body joint pain and stiffness. All participants need to have clearance to participate in exercise from their physician.

New format: Fit and Strong At Home
This online version of the Fit and Strong class meets three times a week for 90 minutes per session. Participants must have one video-audio enabled device with internet, such as a tablet, laptop or desktop PC.

When: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, March 1 to April 28, from 9-10:30 a.m.
Where: Once you have registered you will find the classes at https://fitandstrong.training
Cost: Free.
Register now: https://survey.alchemer.com/s3/6041732/FTS

Details

Date:
Mar 1
Time:
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Care Area:

Venue

UNR – Virtual Only
Reno, NV United States + Google Map

Contact

UNR Sanford Center for Aging
Phone:
775-784-1583
Website:
med.unr.edu/aging