Living Longer Living Stronger™ programs are offered to older people across Victoria.
Become a Living Longer Living Stronger™ program provider
If you are a fitness or leisure centre, community health centre, neighbourhood house, rehabilitation facility or even a retirement village – or a personal trainer with a special interest in the health and well-being of older people – you could become aLiving Longer Living Stronger™ provider.
By becoming a provider, you:
Offer your clients an evidence-based strength and balance training program for older adults.
You are able to use our Living Longer Living Stronger™ branding and promotional materials.
Living Longer Living Stronger™ providers are promoted in various media channels, on our website, in our newsletter and via our extensive networks.
Strength for Life accreditation will help you attract and retain more clients!
Please register your interest to become a Living Longer Living Stronger™ provider via email email@example.com or call Kerry Galbraith on 03 9655 2136.
Become a Living Longer Living Stronger™ Instructor
Do you enjoy working with clients to improve their health and have a keen interest in working with older people?
Start your journey as a qualified Living Longer Living Stronger™ instructor by enrolling in the next accreditation course.
The course is open to fitness professionals (holding Certificate III and/or IV in Fitness qualifications), exercise physiologists and physiotherapists.
Living Longer Living Stronger™ program is an evidence-based program that encourages and supports change in the health and fitness sectors to achieve improved health, quality of life and fitness of people aged 50 years and over.
The program seeks to maximise opportunities for people to engage in affordable, high-quality, results-oriented strength training programs over the longer term.
Accredited only use instructors who have successfully completed this course, and it is industry best training for implementing progressive strength training programs for older people.
The accreditation course introduces the instructor to the principles and research on which the Living Longer Living Stronger™ program was founded and expands the participant’s knowledge of seniors training and training for specific medical conditions.
This course is a mix of online self-paced learning modules and one full day face to face learning and covers:
- Living Longer Living Stronger™ protocol, health appraisal and assessments.
- Managing the complexities of chronic conditions and physiological changes as we age.
- Core stability and back care.
- Risk assessment (clients and the physical space).
- Fitness testing (physical markers as required for evaluation).
- Postural assessment and strength training applications, including strength training variables, benefits and equipment for older adults.
- Practical Program application, including warm up ideas, balance, practical strength and power ideas.
Recognised by the peak body for the fitness industry
The Living Longer Living Stronger™ accreditation course is approved by Fitness Australia for 11 Continuing Education Credits (CECs).
For more information about CECs, see the Fitness Australia website.
To register your interest in the next Living Longer Living Stronger™ instructor training email firstname.lastname@example.org
Living Longer Living Stronger™ writes a weekly newsletter to get on the database, send your request through to email@example.com