Sebastian County Extension Service: GetFit

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The Extension Get Fit (EGF) Program is a community-based strength training program targeted to midlife and older Arkansans. Based on the latest research, the program is designed to:

  • Improve strength, balance and flexibility
  • Reduce the risk of falls
  • Help maintain independence
  • Increase energy
  • Help manage your weight
  • Decrease pain
  • Help you feel better!

There is currently an on-going group to join in Greenwood.

What are classes like?

Classes meet for an hour at least twice a week, and each session includes a warm-up, 8 to 10 strengthening exercises, and cool-down. This program provides a supportive group environment and is appropriate for all fitness levels.

What do I need to participate?

You will need dumbbells and adjustable ankle weights to participate in the class. 

How much does it cost?

The $20 program fee covers an entire calendar year. Scholarships are available.

Contact your county office for information.

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Tammy Teague

Tammy Teague

Education: 1995 MHS graduate; 1999 Arkansas Tech University Graduate - BA in Journalism. Career: Managing Editor - The Citizen; Copy Writer - Southwest Times Record; Editor - Resident Press. 20+ years experience in the news.

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