Were proud to have been selected as one of the few centers nationally to deliver The SilverSneakers Fitness Program. These fitness centers are selected for this network because they meet the very high standards deemed necessary for the delivery of top-notch seniors programs, including:
The SilverSneakers program offers an innovative blend of physical activity, healthy lifestyle and socially oriented programming that allows older adults to take greater control of their health. SilverSneakers members receive:
It is never too late to start an organized fitness program. Studies at Stanford University showed that regular moderate exercise can produce startling improvements in strength, cardiovascular conditioning, flexibility, balance and body composition. And even more important, the greatest improvements were seen to take place among the most severely de-conditioned. Seniors can gain strength at approximately the same rate as younger people. Increases in strength by as much as 40% have been documented for persons as old as 96. Some studies suggest that as little as 3 or 4 months of proper training can reverse as much as 30 years of decline in function.