By offering a truly affordable program like the Silver&Fit program, we can attract a larger number of older adults and help them maintain a regular schedule of exercise. -Benjamin Peker, Senior General Manager, Retro Fitness
BROOKLYN, NY (PRWEB) March 06, 2017
Retro Fitness is pleased to announce that it is now participating in the Silver&Fit® program’s network of fitness facilities, providing Silver&Fit to our members with no-cost access to two fitness centers in Brooklyn.
Retro Fitness of Church Avenue located at 2244 Church Avenue and Retro Fitness of Williamsburg located at 203 Berry Street are now proudly accepting Silver&Fit members.
The Silver&Fit program is one of the nation’s leading exercise and healthy aging programs for Medicare Advantage members. The program contracts with top-name national fitness chains, as well as smaller, local exercise centers, offering members a broad choice of fitness options. Silver&Fit's national network includes more than 12,000 fitness centers nationwide.
“Silver&Fit is one of the fastest-growing fitness programs serving the Medicare market,” said ASH Fitness Vice President Brett Hanson, MBA, MBF, DFSS, NASM-SFS. “We’re pleased to be able to provide our members with access to Retro Fitness in the Brooklyn area. Through the Silver&Fit program, Retro Fitness can better encourage maturing members to maintain a regular schedule of exercise to improve their overall quality of life.”
Silver&Fit members have access to all of the standard fitness facility amenities, including weight training and cardiovascular equipment, classes, pools, saunas and whirlpools*, where available. Select fitness facilities also offer exercise classes especially tailored for older adults.
The Silver&Fit Connected!TM Program provides members with the ability to track activity and exercise on one of 150+ wearable fitness devices, mobile apps and exercise equipment. Members can then view their activity results on SilverandFit.com. Activity tracking enables members to earn points and rewards for exercising routinely. Using these tracking tools, members can challenge themselves or engage in competitive challenges with other members who are tracking their exercise. Social networking, text/email motivational reminders and fun health tips make challenges more exciting.
“We are thrilled to become part of the Silver&Fit national fitness center network,” said Benjamin Peker, Senior General Manager of the two Brooklyn Retro Fitness clubs. “At Retro Fitness, we’re dedicated to helping people of all ages and health levels improve their fitness. By offering a truly affordable program like the Silver&Fit program, we can attract a larger number of older adults and help them maintain a regular schedule of exercise. We invite our senior community to join us and experience fitness, disease prevention, social opportunities and fun at our Retro Fitness locations.”
For information about the health centers, call the Church Avenue Retro Fitness at
718-483-9501 or call the Williamsburg (Berry Avenue) club at 718-384-5367.
For more information about whether your Medicare plan includes the Silver&Fit program, please contact your health plan or 1-800-MEDICARE.
About the Silver&Fit® Exercise & Healthy Aging Program
The Silver&Fit® program is an exercise and healthy aging program providing unique, evidence-based fitness and health education activities for Medicare beneficiaries and group retirees. Silver&Fit members have access to: no-cost or low-cost memberships at a participating, contracted fitness club or exercise center, or to the Silver&Fit Home Fitness program for those who prefer or need to work out at home; SilverandFit.com, a website providing health tools and resources specifically designed for older adults; The Silver Slate® newsletter; and a toll-free customer service hotline. For more information, visit http://www.ASHCompanies.com or call 800-848-3555. Follow us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SilverandFit, YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/silverandfit, Pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/silverandfit, Twitter at @SilverandFit and Instagram at @SilverandFit.
The Silver&Fit program is a product of American Specialty Health Fitness, Inc., a subsidiary of American Specialty Health Incorporated (ASH).