LIFT is an
Program that can help Older Adults:
Improve Functional Fitness
Improve Emotional Health
Bring LIFT to your community!
It's as easy as 1-2-3-4!
Few older adults meet the physical activity guidelines for Americans.
150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous aerobic activity a week
Full body strength training, twice a week
Balance & flexibility along with warm-ups & cool-downs
Physical activity combined with consumption of fruits and vegetables helps older adults age in place!
In class strength training
Tracking aerobic activity
Build a healthy community
Scroll on the document below to learn about LIFT's impact, from its original pilot test to present day, and beyond!
Become a LIFT Instructor!
Support health and independence among aging adults in your community!
All LIFT material is under copyright. Please cite:
Harden SM, Wilson ML, Estabrooks PA, and Members of the Physical Activity Leadership Team of Virginia Cooperative Extension. (2018). Lifelong Improvements through Fitness Together Program Manual. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Tech.