A “Stay Strong, Stay Healthy” program by K-State Research and Extension is being planned for June and July.
The eight-week program includes 16 exercise classes that meet twice weekly from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday and Wednesday at the Abilene Senior Center, 100 N. Elm Street.
The strength training is designed to keep the body and mind functioning at their best.
• Increase muscle strength;
• Improve balance;
• Enhance flexibility;
• Strengthen bones;
• Relieve arthritis;
• Control weight;
• Lift depression;
• Reduce stress;
• Reduce risks for heart disease.
Enrollment deadline is June 6. Contract the extension office at (785) 263-2001.