Senior strength training
Thompson - posted Nov, 01 2013
THOMPSON- Thompson Recreation is offering a new session of strength training exercise program for seniors. In this class you will work to strengthen your muscles and bones, increase your muscle mass, reduce bone loss, increase slowing metabolism and help prevent falling. The strength exercises can be done using just your body weight or you can add resistance dumbbell weights. If you have 1-2 lb weights, you may bring them with you. This class is open to those 60 years of age or older. The instructor is Terri Viani. Classes are held in Thompson on Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. for eight weeks from Nov. 12- Jan. 17, 2014 (no classes Dec. 25, Jan. 1). Registration received Nov. 6 or later will be $17 for the 8 weeks. Class size is limited and pre-registration is required. To register and pay on-line, visit www.thompsonrec.org or you may also register and pay over the phone by calling the Recreation Office at 860-923-9440 or stop into the Recreation Office, Thompson Town Hall, 815 Riverside Drive, N. Grosvenordale.