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180 Fitness offers SilverSneakers for Seniors


               Even though 180 Fitness offers nearly 50 group fitness classes per week, you may not realize that they also offer a program that specifically targets senior adults.
        It's called the Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program. Through SilverSneakers, several individual health plans and group retirement plans may provide a free gym membership to their insured.
180 Fitness has participated in this program since 2006 as a partnership with many of the top health insurance companies. With your SilverSneakers plan, you can utilize everything that 180 offers along with group fitness classes specifically for senior adults.
        The SilverSneakers classes offer fun moves to music through a variety of exercises designed to increase muscular strength, range of movement and activities for daily living. Upper body strength work with hand-held weights, elastic tubing with handles and a SilverSneakers ball is used for resistance and alternated with low-impact aerobic choreography.
        A chair is available if needed for seated or standing support, stretching, and relaxation exercises. More than just exercise, these classes provide camaraderie, friendship and accountability.
        The classes are included with your membership and are offered at 10:30 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Chair Yoga is on Wednesdays at 9:30 a.m. You can stop by anytime and try a class at no charge.
         If you're a group retiree, or part of a Medicare Advantage or Medicare Supplement Health plan, you may already have a SilverSneakers membership. If not, you can still participate in the classes by purchasing a discounted senior membership at the gym.
        To find out if your health plan offers the SilverSneakers Fitness program, you can stop by 180 fitness at 4-A College Plaza behind Zaxby's with your insurance card or you can contact SilverSneakers directly at (866) 584-7389.
        To learn more about everything 180 Fitness has to offer check them out on the web at www.oneeightyfitness.com

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