STRONGER FOR LONGER

Stronger for longer is a brand new program for those wanting to improve their muscle, bone, and joint strength as well improve cognitive function and reduce risk of falls. What’s not to like?

Following an initial assessment to determine the most appropriate exercises to suit your goals and needs, you will have the option of joining our small group class to make sure your technique is correct and you are able to safely improve your strength and function.

strong bones

Recent research has shown that progressive resistance training is a safe way to:

  • Load bones resulting in increased bone mineral density
  • Increase lean muscle mass
  • Improve balance
  • Reduce depressive symptoms
  • Improve functional abilities such as walking, climbing stairs, or standing from a chair more quickly (and gracefully)
  • Prevent osteoporosis, sarcopenia, low back pain and other disabilities
  • Resistance training can also positively affect risk factors associated with diabetes, heart disease and cancer such as:

  • Insulin resistance
  • Resting metabolic rate
  • Glucose metabolism
  • Blood pressure
  • Body fat
  • Gastrointestinal transit time
  • Stronger for Longer is not only restricted to older adults and will benefit anyone wishing to gain the benefits listed above.

    For more information on how the Stronger for Longer program can improve your health or the health of a loved one, please contact us below