SilverSneakers Supports Senior Fitness by Opening Its On-Demand Library

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Tivity Health® Inc. (Nasdaq: TVTY), a leading provider of health improvement solutions, is now offering free, unlimited access to the entire SilverSneakers® On-Demand™ library through December 31, courtesy of eHealth, Inc., a leading online Medicare insurance marketplace. SilverSneakers provides eligible Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement and group retiree plan members access to a network of more than 17,000 fitness locations nationwide, virtual workouts, social events and a variety of class types, all at no additional cost to our members.

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SilverSneakers On-Demand is a video library of over 200 workouts, wellness videos, and fitness programs designed by top instructors. From now until December 31, anyone can access hundreds of workout and nutrition programs at home for free by checking eligibility and creating an account at silversneakers.com. Flexibility/mobility, balance, cardio, strength, and more: regardless of abilities or interests, there’s something for everyone of every fitness level and specially designed programs to keep participants on track:

  • Balance and Strength Yoga
  • 31-Day Fit for Life Challenge
  • Stress Management Education

“While some seniors are returning to the gym, others are choosing to stay fit at home during COVID-19,” said Richard Ashworth, president and CEO, Tivity Health. “Virtual exercise options are providing SilverSneakers members critical access to fitness and social connection, both vital for maintaining optimal health. Our partnership with eHealth allows us to help seniors explore a new world of fitness options in the comfort of their own home with our trusted SilverSneakers fitness instructors. There has never been a more crucial time for seniors to stay socially connected, physically active and virtually engaged.”

The Medicare Advantage Annual Election Period (AEP) began on October 15 and continues through December 7, 2020. During this time, individuals eligible for Medicare can choose a Medicare Advantage plan for the upcoming year that includes SilverSneakers. We’ve partnered with eHealth, whose licensed Medicare agents are prepared to give seniors the support they need to find the plan that matches individual needs and budgets.

“At a time when so many seniors are exploring new ways to maintain their health through the COVID-19 crisis, eHealth’s partnership with SilverSneakers to make the On-Demand fitness platform available to all seniors nationwide reflects the spirit of both our businesses,” said Gregg Ratkovic, Senior Vice President for Carrier & Business Development, eHealth. “We are thrilled to announce this partnership, bringing new innovative solutions to better serve Medicare beneficiaries.”

SilverSneakers is available in all 50 states and is offered through more than 70 health plans nationwide including the nation’s leading Medicare Advantage health plans, Medicare Supplement, and group retiree plans. Members can determine their eligibility, find their closest participating location or learn more about the program by visiting SilverSneakers.com. For seniors who need help picking a plan, our friends at eHealth can simplify the process. Call 844-798-0050 to speak to a licensed eHealth agent now.

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SilverSneakers®, by Tivity Health, is the nation’s leading community fitness program for older

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Fitness equipment that offers on-demand, at home classes

Fitness equipment that offers on-demand, at home classes

Erika Tarantal tests out the latest in fitness technology from Cambridge-based Hydrow and Mirror, an interactive home gym


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Trainerize Launches New On-demand and Live Video Coaching Features, Empowers Personal Trainers and Clubs to Lead the Next Wave of Digital Fitness

Video coaching features keep human connection at the heart of online training, proving a must-have for fitness businesses during the pandemic and beyond

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Trainerize launches new on-demand and live video coaching features designed to help fitness clubs and personal trainers engage their clients in new ways both during the pandemic and beyond.
Trainerize launches new on-demand and live video coaching features designed to help fitness clubs and personal trainers engage their clients in new ways both during the pandemic and beyond.
Trainerize launches new on-demand and live video coaching features designed to help fitness clubs and personal trainers engage their clients in new ways both during the pandemic and beyond.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As the leading client engagement app for personal trainers, studios, and clubs, Trainerize is upping the virtual training game with two all-new video features: on-demand video workouts and live 1-on-1 video call appointments.

In the face of gym closures in early 2020, Trainerize moved the fitness industry online, setting up trainers and gyms to train clients and engage members remotely. As the pandemic continues, fitness businesses need to continue to evolve to ensure long-term success, and Trainerize will be there to help make that happen.

With all-new video training features, Trainerize continues to elevate the human connection central to the platform and emphasize their focus on client engagement. Trainers can now provide video training, on-demand classes, and one-on-one video calls within the Trainerize ecosystem.

These new video features offer the most human experience possible, says Trainerize co-founder and Managing Director, Sharad Mohan. “To me, video is the most engaging medium available beyond face-to-face interactions. For us, the relationship between a trainer and their client, and the personalization, accountability, and motivation it enables, is a crucial part of a successful fitness journey.” With these new features, trainers and coaches can provide face-to-face interactions to their clients, safely and conveniently.

On-demand video workouts

With on-demand video workouts, Trainers and studios can transform their clients’ fitness routines by building libraries of video content—accessible by paying clients anytime, anywhere. Perfect for instructor-led workouts or classes, clients get to feel like their trainer is right there with them, whether they’re at the gym or working out in their living room.

For trainers looking to build on-demand, subscription-style business models, on-demand video will power a self-selecting experience for their clientele. The client can browse through the trainer’s offering and choose the workout that appeals most to them.

1-on-1 live video call appointments

Thanks to 1-on-1 video call appointments, trainers can move consultations and assessments to a virtual format, allowing convenient, efficient check-ins that keep trainers and clients connected. This feature also enables 1-on-1 video coaching sessions. Remote sessions, where clients can receive personalized instructions and real-time feedback, will drive accountability and spark motivation. Video calls are hosted in-app, removing the need for another software, accessible from phone, tablet, and desktop.

Monetizing video training

While these new features will undoubtedly shake up online programs, they’ll also change the way trainers and studios structure their businesses and monetize services, providing a new source of revenue. As the industry continues to reel

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