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Fear Not Falls! Prevent Them with Fitness!
Fear Not Falls! Prevent Them with Fitness!
Physical Activity is Proven to Prevent Falls!

“Fall” is a four-letter word that strikes fear into many older adults. Falls happen. They’re unfortunate occurrences, but they do happen. The good news is they can be prevented. Some even better news is regular physical activity has been proven to be a preventative measure for falls. This is also super good for you!)

 As reported in a recent University of Wisconsin-Madison study, yoga is a great example of a physical activity that can help with balance and fall prevention. There are also other programs that are just as beneficial. Take our low cost, evidence-based (yes you heard me, we have research to back it up) Enhance Fitness program, for example. The National Council on Aging recently recognized Enhance Fitness as a fall prevention program.

Cardio, strengthening, balance, and flexibility are all integral parts of the program. Physical activity is not just good for balance, however. It can help keep the mind sharp, increase mobility, and maintain independence. If it can increase quality of life, why not give it a try?

We currently registering classes on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:45–9:45 a.m. at Senior Services of Southeastern Virginia Norfolk office. Classes are also available at other locations.  It’s only $5 a class, which is a steal if you look at the cost of other group fitness classes available in South Hampton Roads.

Why not Register today?

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