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Beginner Water Aerobics
Increase your aerobic and muscular fitness and flexibility in a safe, low-impact environment. Class starts with simple exercise combinations basic to water fitness. Confident participants can choose to move into more challenging and complex classes.
Beginner Water Therapy
For newcomers and those deciding whether water therapy is appropriate.
This class meets twice a week.
Basic Strength Training:
Boost your metabolic rate and self-esteem while improving joint stability, posture and increasing your strength. The instructor will develop a personalized program to fit your needs. Weights as low as two to five pounds can be used (see page 24).
First Step Fitness:
Designed to meet your needs, this 12-week program starts slow, then moves into strength exercise, with gentle support from our friendly, positive trainers. And once you’ve begun a new habit through FSF, you can move up to Y-Boost (see page 22).
Flexibility Challenge: This half-hour class offers flexibility training to tone and stretch muscles. A gentle workout, this class is appropriate for those with some physical limitations (see page 26).
This half-hour class offers flexibility training to tone and stretch the muscles. A gentle mat workout, this class is appropriate for all adults, even those with some physical limitations. (W)
Yoga classes teach movement awareness, alignment and breath work. It’s a great low-stress practice for those not inclined to more demanding exercise (see page 26).
1.Muscular Strength & Range of Movement Move to the music in exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement, and activity for daily living skills. Hand-held weights, elastic tubing and a ball are used for resistance; chairs can be used for support. (AR) (G)
Walk Franklin County Program
A free walking program to help reduce our county’s incidence of health problems due to poor physical exercise.
This program aims to encourage people of all ages and abilities to become more active. With its focus on walking, it is designed for participants to use pedometers to track and report their steps. Milestones provide reachable goals for everyone to get moving. Maps, safety information and other helpful ideas are incorporated on the website.
This is a partnership with Baystate/Franklin Medical Center, Franklin County Chamber
of Commerce, Franklin Regional Council of Government and Greenfield Community College.Visit: walkfranklincounty.org for information.