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Program Information

Stay Strong, Stay Healthy is a eight week strength training program that was developed at Tufts University.  This program is based on the results of their strength training studies with middle aged and older adults.

Over eight weeks you will learn exercises that will improve your strength, flexibility, and balance.  Weights will be available on site and trained staff will help you learn and do these exercises safely.  


So, what does strength training do for me?

  • Improves balance and flexibility
  • Strengthens bones
  • Healthy weight management
  • Lifts depression
  • Stress reduction
  • Improves mood and attitude
  • Maintains healthy blood sugar levels
  • Arthritis relief
  • Reduces risk for heart disease


Stay Strong Stay Healthy Mini Poster (PDF) 

This mini poster illustrates some of the warm-up, strengthening and cool-down exercises in the class.


Stay Strong, Stay Healthy Website


Class Schedule

Dates: August 26 & 31, September 2, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, & 30, and October 5, 7, 12, 14, 19, & 21, 2015

When: Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Where: State Fair Community College Fred E. Davis Multipurpose Center
3201 W 16th Street
Sedalia MO

Fee: $40 for all 16 classes

Registration by August 14

Registration Forms(PDF)

Call the Extension Office at 660-827-0591 to register or email

For more information contact

Megan Webb
Nutrition & Health Education Specialist