Faithfully Fit Forever is held in the Fellowship Hall every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30-9:30 A.M. Everyone is welcome. This program was designed by MeritCare of Fargo, ND. The program available to community residents of all ages. It consists of approximately 10 minutes of stretching and warm-ups, 20 minutes of cardio exercises, 10 minutes of weight lifting or theraband exercises, 10 minutes of cool-down stretching and ends with a dally devotional and prayer. Participants can feel free to exercise at their own ability level.
This program is especially helpful for those with arthritis, high blood pressure, weight, balance and other related health issues. Plus, it is a great way to start the day.
Please come and join us.
Top Twenty-Five Reasons to Exercise
Strengthens the heart muscle.
Decreases the incidence of heart attack.
Reduces risks for heart disease, including reduced bad cholesterol (LDL) and increased good cholesterol (HDL)
Improves circulation and oxygen/nutrient transport throughout the body.
Helps lose weight and keep it off
Improves breathing efficiency.
Strengthens and tones muscles and improves appearance.
Helps prevent back problems and back pain.
Strengthens bones and helps reduce risk of osteoporosis.
Strengthens the tissues around joints and reduces joint discomfort and arthritis.
Decreases the risk of several types of cancer.
Improves immune function, which decreases risk for infectious diseases.
Maintains physical and mental function throughout the second half of life.
Increases self-confidence and self-esteem.
Boosts energy and increases productivity.
Helps create a positive attitude about life.
Reduces anxiety and depression.
Increases resistance to fatigue.
May lengthen life span.
Reduces blood pressure.
Decreases the incidence of type 2 diabetes.
Improves cognitive function (you think more clearly)
For the moment all discipline seems painful rather than pleasant. Later it yields the peaceful fruits of righteousness to those who have been trained by it. -- Hebrews 12:11