What is it all about?
RuralStrong is an exercise group that we run weekly. It incorporates strength, balance and flexibility activities to help improve mobility, function and independence.
Every week we move together in a safe and supervised environment while enjoying the social aspect of exercising in a group!
There’s lots of benefits to participating in regular exercise. Not only does exercise help improve your heart and lung health, it keeps your bones and muscles strong, and you feel pretty good afterwards!
For older adults, exercise can have even more benefits. This includes things like:
Exercise prevents falls in older people, by address key risk factors:
Weight training can help to:
Exercise can help to:
Can I join?
In partnership with Sport Aus and Exercise and Sports Science Australia, Rural Health is proud to run Active Ageing groups - which provide clinical exercise groups at a reduced rate. To be able to access the reduced rate, you’ll need to fit the following criteria
How much will it cost?
If eligible, you’ll come in for an initial meet and greet - this costs $5.50 - we will discuss your health history, any injuries or surgeries, your goals, and look at what your fitness and strength is like at the moment.
Following this, you can join in on a weekly group - costing $8 per class.
If you’re not eligible, you can still join the groups - they will cost $15 each week.
SIGN ME UP!
Come and join our Accredited Exercise Physiologist, Brodie, for some movement and plenty of laughs weekly at Rural Health!
Contact us on 02 5926 3806 to register your interest, or pop in and see us at 27 Russell Street, Tumut.
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