Seniors Get Health and Fitness Tips

1 decade 3 years 2 weeks ago Wednesday, May 31 2006 May 31, 2006 Wednesday, May 31, 2006 7:25:28 PM CDT May 31, 2006 in News

The Health Connection offered information from health professionals, free advice from chiropractors, free tests for cholesterol, skin cancer, vision and body mass index, plus stationary bikes to pedal.

Local businesses also showed people how to stay healthy.

"I work in long-term care and I know we are living a lot longer, and we're offering cardiovascular training and strength training," said Terri Thompson of Nitro Fitness for Men. "And, as you age, your muscles atrophy. So, with our program, it's going to keep you stronger and healthier."

An estimated 150,000 older adults participated in local fitness activities Wednesday throughout the U.S.

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