People 50 and older can shape up with eight weeks of strength training in a class offered by county extension agent Renae Riedy.
Twice-weekly hour-long classes will be at Hilltop Manor Activity Center at 1:30 p.m. every Monday beginning Feb. 20 and 10:30 a.m. every Thursday, ending April 13.
Benefits include improved balance, enhanced flexibility, stronger bones, and arthritis pain relief, as well as weight control and reduced risk of heart disease.
A $20 enrollment fee includes an assessment by a Kansas State University professional.
Registration deadline is Feb. 16. To enroll, contact the extension office at (620) 382-2325.