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ActiveRx targets Sun City for strength training

SUN CITY LAS VEGAS, NV – Las Vegas Business Press: A franchise that helps older Americans cope with the process of aging is expanding to the Las Vegas Valley. ActiveRx, an emerging franchise brand of Strengtherapy Centers, focuses on improving the quality of life for people over 60 by helping them increase their physical strength, self-confidence […]

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Rebuilding core strength is possible – when done safely

MT. PLEASANT, South Carolina – Moultrie News:  Mark Osborn describes his mother as a very healthy and active woman: she was a competitive tennis player and swimmer, and she walked and rode horses. But in her mid 70s, her strength declined significantly, she became more frail and it scared her, so she sought out a trainer for […]

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Five on Three: ActiveRx – Star Local: Business

MCKINNEY, Texas – McKinney Courier-Gazette and StarLocal Media business profile features ActiveRx – McKinney. While it is true that many of our clients come to us with a doctor’s order (prescription) because they have very specific needs that require skilled clinical care, the fact is that all senior adults need consistent, supervised exercise and specifically […]

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ActiveRx Fitness Center Strengthens Senior Adults

PLANO, Texas – When his mother experienced injuries from a fall, Active Rx Managing Director Mark Willis said he decided to dedicate his career to helping senior adults build strength and balance. “I realized I wanted to be in a business that was senior-related,” he said. According to the National Council on Aging, every 13 seconds […]

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7 Ways To Lose Weight When You’re Over 60

For many of us, life gets better—easier, even—as we get older. We get more comfortable and confident in our own skin. We weed out what doesn’t work for us and invite more of what does work into our lives. There’s a certain clarity that inspires us not to sweat the small stuff so much and […]

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ActiveRx Announces Partnership with Rick Gawenda, PT

WESTBOROUGH, Massachusetts – ActiveRx, a Westborough, Mass-based franchise with locations in eight states, announces that it is partnering with Rick Gawenda, PT. A media release from ActiveRx notes that Gawenda, a physical therapist with 24 years of experience, is founder and president of Gawenda Seminars & Consulting Inc. He consults nationwide on ICD-10 Training and Education, […]

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ActiveRx, a neighborhood Strengtherapy Center, held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

SUGAR LAND, Texas – ActiveRx, a neighborhood Strengtherapy Center, held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony with the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce last month at its location, 2415 Town Center Drive in Sugar Land. Each location is custom-designed and tailored to each patient’s pace and comfort. We provide personalized care and all the time you need to […]

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Q&A with Paul Reilly, CEO, ActiveRx

WESTBOROUGH, Massachusetts  – Paul Reilly is a firm believer in fitness. After all, when you’re training to be a military officer, you have no other choice. Over the last few years, following 17 years in sales and management with Boston Scientific, he has taken that yen for fitness to ActiveRx, first as owner of the […]

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Fast-growing senior health franchise to expand in Charleston

ActiveRx targets South Carolina for major expansion SOUTH CAROLINA – On a mission to redefine aging, and the way people think about aging, ActiveRx, a national franchise brand of innovative strength and wellness centers known as Strengtherapy Centers, has identified South Carolina as a major expansion hub. Company executives recently unveiled plans to bring three […]

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Are You Strong Enough to Retire?

I typically ignore articles about retirement budgeting because I’m a bit skeptical about the construct  (I’ll explain WHY later).  The article I just read caught my attention because the author was suggesting that we need to align our retirement budget with the retirement lifestyle we desire.  The author’s thesis was that too often people use their current […]

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