ACSM The 2020 Top 10 Fitness Trends: #8 Fitness Programs for Older Adults
Agercise® Is a registered trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Agercise® came to be after Charles realized there was a huge gap in programming in the industry for the "Young Old, Old and Oldest Old" Charles found active aging fitness geared for the "really in shape" 50 or 60 years olds and music that's not appropriate for 70-100 year olds.
Agercise® provides motivating music from their generation. Fun programming, no complicated choreography, challenging and FUN movements. Charles currently is fitness coordinator at a large retirement community in Dallas teaching Agercise® His oldest client is 102 with most in their 80/90's
American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
How much physical activity do older adults need for important health benefits?
People today are living longer, working longer and remaining healthy and active much longer than in past generations. Currently fitness programs for older adults cater to the needs of the Baby Boom and older generations.
Agercise® has it all covered. The following are Charles' professional certifications to back it up.
Anybody at any fitness level or age will be able to come to an Agercise® Workout class and get the results they want
“Promote the experience and you can virtually guarantee yourself participation and higher retention rates”
Charles Plafcan, BA Psychology 1992 University of Arkansas at Little Rock,
MA Human Relations and Business, 1994, Amberton University, Garland Tx
MA Professional Counseling, 2010 Amberton University, Garland Tx Licensed Professional Counselor (License # 67462 Expiration 2020),
American Council on Exercise (ACE) Current certifications in Group Exercise /Personal Training,
Charles uses his LPC counseling experience to get members motivated and involved . There are: cardiovascular classes, seated or standing chair class, Balance and Barre, Aqua, Yoga for chair or standing, strength training classes, Mind and Body awareness class, and the latest developed HIIT (high intensity interval training class) for the Active Aging.
Make them want to move to your community for the Exercise Program
Want to learn about working with the Active Aging?
Check out my presentations on my YOU TUBE channel
EXERCISE LEADERS SHOULD BE:
Fitness Program Director
Program Director: Has the most influence on success of your program,
Provides the interface between the program and participants
Charles Plafcan , 5969 East Nortwest Hwy, #1092, Dallas, Texas 75231, United States
Physical fitness instruction
Instructor training for fitness classes and programs
Conducting fitness classes;
Consulting services in the fields of fitness and exercise