Guy Andrews

Guy Andrews

About Guy Andrews

Guy is the Executive Director of Exercise ETC. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through NSCA, as well as a Senior Fitness Specialist and a Performance Enhancement Specialist, both through NASM. He earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida, and holds multiple fitness certifications. A 35 year fitness industry veteran, Guy has worked with many population groups, but specializes in the older adult population. He has worked with seniors in a variety of environments including adult congregate living facilities, hospital-based wellness centers, municipal and community centers, and major health clubs. He currently teaches Brains & Balance Past 60™ programs for the City of Wilton Manors, Florida, and has conducted memory management programs to the residents at the Edgewater Assisted Living Community in Boca Raton, Florida.

Putting the FUN in Function: How Laughter Affects Balance & Cognition

Research shows that seniors who have “fun” have lower stress and higher levels of cognition. This uplifting workshop will motivate you to make exercise not just effective, but enjoyable..

Objectives:

1. Explain the research that shows that older adults who have “fun” tend to have lower levels of stress, greater life satisfaction and better cognition.

2. Design exercise programs with a higher degree of enjoyment for their senior clients.

3. Implement training programs where the process of exercise is as important as the results

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