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Strong Women Program Classes Set
The OSU Extension Service in Tillamook will offer the “Strong Women Program”, a strength training program for middle-aged and older women, beginning March 31 and running through the June 27, 2014. The 8 am and noon programs are held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the OSU Extension Office in Tillamook. The 1:30 p.m. class is held on Mondays and Fridays at the OSU Extension Office. The Netarts class is held on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 9-10 am. Hand and ankle weights are provided. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes.
Registration is required one week prior to the program. Classes are limited to 15 participants per session on a first-come, first-serve basis. To register, new participants must complete the required screening and enrollment forms and pay the $30 registration fee by March 31. All new participants who will be attending sessions at the OSU Extension Office must attend the mandatory orientation on Monday, March 31, 10:30-11:30 am.
Women over age 70 or those with other chronic health conditions must obtain a release from their medical provider before beginning. Registration packets are available at the OSU Extension Service, 2204 Fourth Street in Tillamook, on our website http://extension.oregonstate.edu/tillamook/classes, or by calling 503-842-3433.
The Strong Women Program was developed at Tufts University and is based upon research on how strength training and proper nutrition improves the health of women of all ages. Research shows that strength training improves bone density, reduces falls, improves arthritis symptoms, and increases flexibility and strength.
Oregon State University Extension Service offers educational programs, activities, and materials without discrimination based on age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status. Oregon State University Extension Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
If you have a disability that requires special considerations in order for you to attend this event contact the OSU Extension Service in Tillamook at 503.842.3433.