StrongBodies/StrongWomen™ is an evidence-based strength training program for middle-aged and older women. The program’s objective is to improve the health and well-being of middle-aged and older women.
What are the Benefits of StrongBodies™ Training?
The benefits of strength training for older women have been studied extensively and include:
- Increased muscle mass and strength
- Improved balance
- Improved bone density and reduced risk for osteoporosis and related fractures
- Reduced risk of diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, depression, and obesity
- Improved self-confidence, sleep and vitality
If you are interested in learning more about the StrongWomen™ program, please visit the StrongWomen™ Wisconsin website.
Classes for the StrongWomen™ program in Monroe County have been postponed until further notice. For the time being, feel free to follow along with Angela Flickinger leading strength training exercises on the Strong Women Strong Bones website.
Upcoming Class Flyers:
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Registration for classes starts 4 weeks prior to class and ends the day before class begins (There will be no enrollment into an already running program).
Please contact April Anderson at the Monroe County Extension Office with any questions, 608-269-8722.