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    Stay Strong, Stay Healthy - Level 2 (Session 10 of 16)

    When:

    Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

    Where:

    McKee Gym
    116 Hitt St, Columbia MO map...

    Description:

    Missouri’s SSSH program is designed to increase aging adults’ access to a safe, structured and effective strength training program. Over 8 weeks, participants learn exercises to improve their strength, flexibility and balance. During each session, a prescribed set of 8 upper and lower body strengthening exercises are done along with warm-up and cool-down stretches. Participants are made to feel comfortable regardless of their current fitness level so they can safely participate and gradually build the strength beneficial to health.

    SSSH is modeled after the evidenced-based StrongWomen program developed by researchers at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science at Tufts University. While the original Tufts program includes only women, University of Missouri Extension has adapted the curriculum to include men.

    Registration:

    Participants must register to attend. For MU Employees, 100 wellness points can be obtained per 8 week session if 14/16 classes are attended.

    Registration
    deadline:

    10/3/2019

    Class size:

    15

    Event full:

    No

    Cost:

    $50.00
    If registration is cancelled for any reason, a refund will be issued minus processing fees.

    Facilitator:

    Elena Doctor, emd7m9@health.missouri.edu
    phone: 573-884-4288

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