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StrongWomen & Men


The Strong Women & Men Program is a community-based strength training program targeted to midlife and older Arkansans. Based on research conducted at Tufts University, the program is designed to:

  • Improve strength, balance and flexibility
  • Reduce the risk of falls
  • Help maintain independence
  • Increase energy
  • Help manage your weight
  • Decrease pain
  • Help you feel better!

logoWhat are classes like?

Classes meet for an hour at least twice a week, and each session includes a warm-up, 8 to 10 strengthening exercises, and cool-down. This program provides a supportive group environment and is appropriate for all fitness levels.

What do I need to participate?

Strong Women & Men is evidence-based, safe, structured, and affordable. The $12 program fee covers an entire calendar year.  You will need dumbbells and adjustable ankle weights to participate in the class. 

For more information, contact your local county extension office. Have fun, get stronger!