Stay Strong: Lift For Life

Stay Strong: Lift For Life Strength Training for People 65 and Older, With Debbie Bosanko

This DVD features a total body workout with hand weights and options for chair exercises. The exercise program was designed with people age 65 and older in mind. However, you don’t have to be 65 to do the exercises. You can do these exercises at any age.

Deborah Bosanko, MS. has a Masters degree in Recreation from SUNY Cortland. She is a certified group exercise instructor (since 1994) through the

Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA), and is also a certified personal trainer and kickboxing instructor. She has been teaching various exercise classes to senior citizens since 1994. Strength training for seniors has been Debbie’s specialty for more than 17 years.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Am I too old to strength train?
The ability to strength train is not based on chronological age. A person, of any age, can strength train. I have people in my classes who are in their 90s. Beginning at the age of 30, if we don’t exercise, we loose about a pound of muscle per year. That’s 10 pounds of muscle a decade! By adding strength training to your exercise routine, you will maintain your muscle mass or even add to it as you age.

Will I get bulky muscles?

No. In order to get bulky muscles, you would need to use very heavy weights and work out for much longer than this DVD. If you are a woman, you won’t have enough of the male hormone, testosterone to build bulky muscles easily. What you will get from this DVD is nicely toned, stronger muscles, and more energy throughout the day.

How long will it take to see the effects of strength training?
Most people will be able to see the effects of strength training within 4 to 6 weeks. And, you will feel better and have more energy after the first workout.


I love this strength training class and exercise routine:

  • It helps me feel independent. (age 91)
  • Class makes me feel good mentally and physically. (age 72)
  • It is a fun way to exercise. (age 63)
  • It makes me feel I can really lift heavy things again. (age 75)
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