StrongBodies Classes for Women and Men – starting in September 2017

Reflecting its broadened scope and audience, StrongBodies is the new name for the former StrongWomen and Strong Bones programs.

This strength-training program is for both women and men, with an emphasis on those 40 years of age and older. Previous classes have included participants in their 70s and 80s. In addition to building stronger bones, the program increases strength, flexibility, and balance.

Classes in Goodrich, Medford, and Rib Lake start the week of September 11 and will be held twice a week for ten weeks The fee is $15 for all ten weeks.

Preregistration is required. Those 70 years of age and over will need written doctor’s permission.

Locations and Times

Goodrich: Town Hall
Monday/Wednesday
9:00 – 10 a.m.

Medford: Multi-purpose Room at the Fairgrounds
Monday/Wednesday (Advanced Class – must have taken at least one previous class)
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.

Monday/Wednesday
4:14 – 5:15 p.m.

Tuesday/Thursday
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday/Thursday
5:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Rib Lake: Senior Site
Tuesday/Thursday
8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Gilman classes are expected to start in October. Contact the UW-Extension office for more information.

For more information or to obtain a registration form, please contact Peggy Nordgren, Family Living Agent, 715-748-3341, or stop in the UW-Extension office, 925 Donald St, Room 103, in Medford.

Program is run by UW-Extension and the Taylor County Health Department.

 

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