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Strength Training for Older Adults

Welcome to Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults! If you’re interested in feeling stronger, healthier, and more vital, this program is for you. This strength-training program was developed by experts at Tufts University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Growing Stronger is an exercise program based upon sound scientific research involving strengthening exercises - exercises that have been shown to increase the strength of your muscles, maintain the integrity of your bones, and improve your balance, coordination, and mobility. In addition, strength training can help reduce the signs and symptoms of many chronic diseases, including arthritis.

If you’re not physically active now, Growing Stronger will help you make daily activity a regular part of your life by building the essential strength that makes all movement easier and more enjoyable.

To start the Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults interactive exercise program, click here.

To immediately download a free copy of the booklet Growing Stronger: Strength Training for Older Adults in PDF format, click here. If you do not currently have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer, download it for free now.