Bradford Bailey’s exercise program broadcasts nationally

Pierce County native and Snellville resident Bradford Bailey’s television program, Senior Fit by Bradford, is now being seen all over the country as a result of the shelter in place put into effect earlier this year because of the threat from COVID-19 (coronavirus).

Bailey is the owner of SeniorFitAtlanta. An exercise physiologist and senior fitness expert, Bailey holds a bachelors of science degree in exercise physiology from Valdosta State University. He has extensive training in the area of clinical exercise physiology, exercise testing and prescription, biomechanics, and cardiac rehabilitation.  

Through his business, he has taken his love of exercise and his passion for senior citizens and channeled them into a 30-minute television program.  

Bailey hosts the program in which he uses simple and safe strengthening workouts seniors can conduct in the comfort of their own homes.

The program airs in the Metro Atlanta area at 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m.

Bailey created the program prior to the pandemic, but the show has found a larger than normal audience in recent weeks owing to shelter in place orders confining all citizens, including seniors, at home.

The television station made the program available worldwide on the internet at aibtv.com by clicking LiveTv at 8:30 or 10 a.m. daily. The show is  also available on the station’s YouTube Channel (AIBTv SeniorFit By Bradford).

Bailey encourages Pierce County seniors to watch the program and join in on the exercises.

“They are welcome to call me anytime with fitness questions or concerns,” he said.

Bailey’s number is 404-909-6872.

He encourages Pierce County’s younger residents to assist seniors with tuning in to the show.

Bailey’s parents, the late Bobby and Cora Bailey of Offerman, were longtime community servants in Pierce County. Mrs. Bailey worked for the Department of Family and Children’s Services (DFCS).

“I grew up around senior citizens when I would go with Mama on her work with DFCS,” he said. “I learned very early in my life to respect my elders and I enjoy working with senior citizens.”

Bailey’s experiences soon developed into a passion for seniors and he has used his expertise to help with geriatric wellness, cardiovascular physiology, exercise prescription and health related fitness.

He is certified through and an active member of American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) as well as National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).  

Bailey has been featured on CBS Atlanta’s Better Morning show where his business SeniorFitAtlanta was recognized for its positive impact on the city of Atlanta.

He has been featured on CNN’s Accent Health were he spoke on the topic of senior health and wellness and has also been featured on FOX News.

Through his business, SeniorFitAtlanta, Bailey strives to make organized fitness training accessible to all seniors. He provides structured exercise classes to assisted independent living communities as well as individualized in-home personal training.

Bradford travels the state and country lecturing on the importance of exercise in the spectrum of senior health and wellness. He presented at the Georgia-ALFA (Assisted Living Federation of America) Conference where he lectured on the topic of “Enhancing Senior Lives with Exercise and Nutrition.

Bailey is a 1993 graduate of Pierce County High School.

He and his wife, Amanda Graham Bailey, have three children, Brenna, 16, Baer, 10 and Bonnie, 8. The family enjoys beach trips and “the outdoors” including fishing and hunting.