LIFT Exercise Program Is a Success!

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We are excited to announce that the LIFT exercise program was a great success!

LIFT classes were held at the Penland Senior Center in Murphy, NC with nine participants completing the eight-week program. Participants pictured from left to right include Weldon Beach, Nancy Beach, Adelle Boyer-Weiss, Sheryl Paul, Elo-Ly Bailey, Mary Winchell, Shirley Frett, Vickie Smith and Marie Conner (not pictured below).

Lift Class at Penland Senior Center with their completion certificates!

All LIFT participants reported an increase in vegetable and fruit consumption, an increase in knowledge regarding nutrition, and that they are planning to exercise more frequently than before starting the program.

Check out what some of the participants had to say about the LIFT Exercise program below!

“I can move better! Great program!”

“It is easier for me to climb stairs and clean my house.”

“I have seen improvements in my knee strength and endurance.”

“I have more movement in my hip and arm now.”

“I have more upper body strength.”

“I’m more flexible.”

To see a testimonial video of how the LIFT program benefited a participant please click to visit our TikTok page! 

For more information on the LIFT Exercise program please visit our LIFT interest page