You can join a Westport Library webinar, “Building Muscle Mass: A Strengthening Series for Older Adults,” a special series running for the four Wednesdays of April.
— an announcement from Westport Library
Do you find typical weight lifting and classes offered at gyms intimidating or unrealistic? In this four-week course, we will make building muscle mass accessible and attainable for older adults.
We will cover the health benefits of building muscle mass, and each week will highlight the many ways you can achieve stronger muscles in your own home. Join us to learn more about strengthening exercises for older adults and strategies for building muscle mass.
If You’re Signing Up …
This is a virtual webinar series. To register for all 4 sessions, please click here.
After registering, you will receive one reoccurring Zoom webinar link which can be used to join each session. Participation at all 4 sessions is strongly encouraged to maximize benefits of the series!
The topics and presenters for each week are as follows:
The Basics of Building Muscle Mass: Health benefits, Avoiding Negative Health Effects, and Where to Start with Daniel Blatz, MD, Physiatrist, HSS Stamford / HSS Westchester
Starting Light: Body Weight Exercises and Weight Lifting for Beginners with Lynne Roberts, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC and Alexandra Promis, PT, DPT, HSS Sports Rehab-Wilton
Cardiovascular Fitness Options for Building Muscle Mass with TBD
The Benefits of Mind–Body Practices (i.e. Yoga, Tai Chi, & Pilates) with John Detienne, PT, DPT, HSS Rehabilitation – Tully Health Center