Become More Active, Energized, and Empowered!
EnhanceFitness is a proven community based senior fitness and arthritis management program. Its purpose is to help older adults become more active, energized, and empowered for independent living.
EnhanceFitness has been nationally recognized by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Administration on Aging and the National Council on Aging.
The program consists of low impact exercise classes that are safe and challenging for older adults of all fitness levels. EnhanceFitness will begin at the Hopkins County Family YMCA in January with classes held on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at 11:00 in the Small Gymnasium.
In a typical class, participants will experience:
- A 5-minute warm-up to get the blood flowing to the muscles
- A 20-minute aerobics workout that gets participants moving, or a walking workout to lively music that the class chooses
- A 5-minute cooldown
- A 10-minute stretching workout to keep the muscles flexible
- Balance exercises throughout the class
Participants' progress is measured through fitness checks completed at the time the individual first joins EnhanceFitness, then every four months.
Check out these videos from other EnhanceFitness Classes from across the country: