Take the Strong Body, Strong Mind, Strong You Challenge! 

By the Editors of SilverSneakers |

Get ready for 31 days of fun new workouts and simple total-body wellness strategies that you can carry with you throughout 2023 and beyond. 

What do you see for yourself in 2023?

Is your wish to have more energy so you can travel or pick up a new hobby? Or maybe your goal is to get stronger or more mobile so everyday activities are easier. Or perhaps you simply want to take a little time out of your day to invest in your health and peace of mind.

No matter where you are on your fitness journey or what you want to achieve, the SilverSneakers Strong Body, Strong Mind, Strong You Challenge can help get you moving in the right direction with fun videos and great tips.

Get and stay fit with SilverSneakers! Choose from dozens of different Community classes, visit a participating fitness location, or join one of 20+ SilverSneakers LIVE online classes. Check your eligibility here. 

How the Strong Body, Strong Mind, Strong You Challenge Works

Throughout January, SilverSneakers LIVE trainer Shannon Thigpen will be your guide as we bring you:

  • New follow-along workouts for cardio, strength, and flexibility
  • Moves to build balance and coordination, and ease aching joints
  • Simple strategies to start your own mindfulness practice
  • Quick tasks to help you exercise smarter, eat better, and find more joy
  • Foolproof ways to set goals and stay motivated


The challenge is open to everyone, including SilverSneakers members and non-members. (Not sure if your health plan includes SilverSneakers? You can check your eligibility here.)

Follow along here on the SilverSneakers blog and our Facebook page to see the latest challenge activities.

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As always, safety is key. The exercises in the Strong Body, Strong Mind, Strong You Challenge may be different or more advanced than those you’ll experience in a SilverSneakers class. Get your doctor’s OK before beginning a new exercise program. If you have a chronic condition (including osteoporosis), balance issues, or injuries, talk to your doctor about how you can exercise safely.

Keep up with the challenge here:
Energizing Cardio Dance Workout
What to Expect in a SilverSneakers Class)
4-Minute Lower-Body Workout
3-Minute Guided Meditation
5 Tips to Know When to Push Yourself to Make the Most of Your Workout
Seated Cardio & Strength Workout
Adopt This Simple Mindset Shift to Help You Eat Healthier
Seated Exercises for Stronger Knees & Hips
3-Minute Progressive Muscle Relaxation
5 Exercises to Build a Cardio Interval Workout
Balance Exercises to Boost Stability
Shannon’s Favorite Dumbbell Exercises
Try One of These Nutritionist-Approved 15-Minute Meals
Try Mindful Deep Breathing to Relieve Stress
Shake Up Your Exercise Routine by Trying a New Fitness Class
Core Stability Yoga Flow
3-Minute Arm & Shoulder Workout
Enjoy a High-Protein Snack
4-Minute Body Scan Meditation
3 Weight Bench Exercises to Try
Bodyweight Strength Workout
Dance Away the Exercise Blahs

Check Your SilverSneakers Eligibility Instantly

SilverSneakers members can go to thousands of gyms and fitness locations across the nation, plus take SilverSneakers LIVE online classes that are designed for seniors of all levels. If you have a Medicare plan, it may include SilverSneakers—at no additional cost. Check your eligibility instantly here.

Not eligible for SilverSneakers? You can still get 200+ free SilverSneakers On-Demand videos and stay in touch with us by creating your online account.

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