About Fit & Strong!

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Fit & Strong! is a low-cost, evidence-based, multiple component exercise program.  It combines flexibility, strength training and aerobic walking with health education for sustained behavior change among older adults with lower extremity osteoarthritis (OA).

Fit & Strong! works with providers across the country to deliver an eight-week program that improves:

A new Hispanic version of Fit & Strong! , ¡Fuerte y en Forma! is available.

Why Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis is the leading cause of disability among older adults. Lower extremity joint impairment experienced by many older adults with OA is a known risk factor for future disability.

The Fit & Strong! program staff work with providers and instructors to roll out the program across the United States.  Learn more about the evidence and benefits of Fit & Strong! here, or contact us to learn more.