StrongBodies spring 2020 registrations available
Programs to be held in Tomahawk and Merrill
FOR THE TOMAHAWK LEADER
LINCOLN COUNTY – StrongBodies is an evidence-based strength training program developed at Tufts University aimed at mid-life and older women and men. The spring session will begin on March 3 in Merrill and in Tomahawk on March 30.
In Tomahawk, classes will be held on Monday and Thursday each week at 7:30 a.m., 9:00 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 3:30 p.m. or 5:30 p.m. at United Methodist Church, 1104 School Road, Tomahawk. In Merrill, classes will be held on Monday and Wednesday each week at 4:30 p.m. at the Merrill Enrichment Center, 303 North Sales Street, Merrill. Each class is one hour in length.
All women and men can benefit from strength training. The benefits of strength training have been studied extensively and include: increased muscle mass, strength and improved bone density as well as many more benefits physically and emotionally.
The StrongBodies Program includes progressive resistance training, balance training, and flexibility exercises. These exercises are safe and effective for all ages, including those who are not in perfect health.
Registration packets are available on the Extension Lincoln County website at https://lincoln.extension.wisc.edu/, by visiting the UW-Extension Office located in the lower level of the Lincoln County Service Center at 801 N. Sales Street in Merrill or by calling 715-539-1072 to request one be mailed.