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Aging Strong

Aging Strong is a session that virtually every fitness professional should attend. You'll discover the secret to healthy aging, including the latest research, specific considerations for older adults and how to design programming to meet the needs of this population. Explore the many advantages that the stability ball, small ball and tubing offer for training older adults. This fun and functional complete workout includes methods, techniques and guidelines for improving balance, stamina, strength, mobility, speed, reaction time and coordination -- all essential to successful aging. Why do we need this class? Healthy aging is not only possible, but should be an expected & a goal of ALL Americans.More needs to be done to promote healthy aging in America! The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports by 2030, the number of people of the age of 65 will double to 71 million Americans. 2/3 of older adults are inactive. 78% of >55 have at least 1 chronic condition, 47% have more than 2 chronic conditions. How we age is a choice! Although the risk of disease & disability increases with age, the CDC proposes that poor health is NOT an inevitable result of aging. This class will reveal the benefits of exercise and its powerful effect on healthy aging along with supporting research and will guide the fitness professional toward designing safe, effective and appropriate workouts aimed at helping improve quality of life.

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If you need help selecting appropriate study materials, registering for an ACE exam or answering any questions about your certification, we’re here to help. Expert consultants are available via e-mail at support@acefitness.org, on Live Chat or by phone at the number below Monday-Friday, 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. (PST).

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