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DALLAS, April 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cooper Fitness Center announces a new program, Move.Laugh.Connect. (MLC) as a balanced program for total well-being for adults. MLC addresses one’s physical, emotional and social dimensions in a group setting, with a focus on extending the functional years. Move.Laugh.Connect. is open to members and the public alike at Cooper Fitness Center. Visit cooperfitnesscenter.com/MLC or call 972.233.4832 ext. 4411 for additional information.
“Exercising the mind and body daily, as well as socializing, are key recommendations for active aging which I recommend to everyone, no matter their age,” said Kenneth Cooper, MD, MPH, Founder and Chairman of Cooper Aerobics.
With this program addition, Cooper Fitness Center offers two classes, MLC Move and MLC Cycle, ideal for older adults with limited mobility, stability and other health issues, as well as adults wanting to improve brain health and fitness. Participants experience a variety of exercises to preserve functionality, embrace humor and actively engage with fellow classmates in a safe, relaxing environment. Specific class activities are incorporated to enhance joint mobility and breathing efficiency, muscular endurance and strength, brain fitness and motor control, including balance, coordination, rhythm and gait training.
“We are pleased to provide an environment for adults to safely exercise, socialize and have fun with their fitness, whether they have limited mobility or health issues,” said Carla Sottovia, PhD, Cooper Fitness Center Director of Fitness and Personal Training Education and Move.Laugh.Connect. Content and Education Director. “Research shows that laughter and a sense of humor can protect against heart disease. Also, individuals who are more socially connected tend to have a more positive outlook in life and total well-being.”
About Cooper Aerobics
Cooper Aerobics in Dallas serves as the headquarters for six health and wellness companies and a research and education nonprofit, The Cooper Institute®, founded in 1970 by Kenneth H. Cooper, MD, MPH. Cooper Aerobics is the health and wellness resource that bases its recommendations on its world-leading body of data and expertise. Through the array of services Cooper offers, millions have been inspired to make good health a habit, helping improve their quality and quantity of life. Cooper Aerobics challenges people to Get Cooperized™ by adopting a healthy living mindset and following eight health guidelines developed by Dr. Cooper. For more information, call 866.906.2667 (COOP) or visit cooperaerobics.com. Get the latest updates on the Cooper Aerobics Facebook page.
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