Get moving today at National Senior Health & Fitness Day

Posted: May 31, 2012 at 4:25 pm


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National Senior Health & Fitness Day kicks off at 8 a.m. today at the Purrysburg Fitness Center.

The schedule includes:

Giant Aerobics Class: 89:30 a.m. in front of the Purrysburg Fitness Center.

Get your heart pumping during the Gigantic Aerobics Class. If it rains, the class will be held at the pavilion. Enter the raffle to win a free T-shirt. There will also be chair instruction for beginners.

Aerobics instructors are Chamoni from 88:30 a.m., Lee from 8:309 a.m. and then Lois from 99:30 a.m.

Free Fitness Testing: 89:30 a.m., Purrysburg Fitness Center Aerobics Room.

This is a great way to compare fitness levels from year to year. You are welcome to come and go between the aerobics class and the fitness testing. The fitness testing will be done on a first-come, first-serve basis. Plus a T-shirt raffle.

Four fitness tests are available: Chair stand test testing lower body strength (30 seconds); back scratch test testing upper body flexibility (1 minute); 8foot up and go test agility test; and step in place test measures aerobic fitness (2 minutes).

The Health Fair is from 10 a.m.1 p.m. in Pinckney Hall.

More than 70 health and wellness companies will be on hand. Health care providers will offer informational handouts, free screenings, demonstrations, tests and health screenings including: Blood pressure, oral cancer, skin cancer, ABI, diabetes, foot pressure mapping and much more. They will also have lots of free goodies.

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Get moving today at National Senior Health & Fitness Day

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