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WELLNESS PROGRAMS

to help you maintain an exercise routine that is safe and effective.

WELLNESS Programs

Wellness Program Offerings

to help you maintain an exercise routine that is safe and effective.

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Safe & Viable

Provide safe and viable exercise programs for patients transitioning from out-patient rehabilitation therapy into a community-based fitness setting.

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Providing Value

Develop an evidence-based program to support healthcare systems, payers and employers as they strive to decrease the costs of care for persons with chronic medical conditions. We strive to provide a program that can be covered within value-based payment models.

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Point of Entry

Establish an entry point into our Centers for persons with Chronic Medical Conditions who may initially require a higher level of monitoring and supervision.

Who We Hire

All of our personal training staff are CPR / AED certified and are hired with a nationally accredited certification or a four year bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. Many have both and even Master’s level education. Above all, we bring on team member’s that are genuinely passionate about helping member achieve their specific health and fitness goals.

Focus on Education

In addition to our high bar in hiring, we further prepare our staff to offer top level programming through our comprehensive internal education programming. All staff goes through a curriculum that educates them on advanced assessment, programming and coaching techniques which spans over the course of 72 hours of course work.

Career Minded Approach

We know the bond between a member and their personal trainer is an important one in any fitness journey. Therefore, we create an environment where staff can be with us for the long term. We have staff available every hour that the club is open and with many growth opportunities and a team oriented approach, you will always find a dynamic and supportive interaction between members and staff.

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Acl – Return to Sport

The ACL – Return to Sport Program is designed to prepare an athlete to successfully return to sports following ACL surgery and the completion of a physical therapy program. The ACL – Return to Sport Program is designed for High School, College, and elite athletes who are at least four months out from ACL surgical repair. This is a 12-week, small group Program which will be personalized in relation to the sport, needs and movement patterns of each athlete. The Return to Sport Program will incorporate evidence-based testing and training protocols and will typically include a dynamic warm-up, agility, resistance, and plyometric training.

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Bariatric

The Bariatric Wellness Program provides supervised exercise, education, and support throughout your weight loss journey. Our wellness coordinator will work closely with your healthcare team, which may include your physician, nurse, physical therapist, and Bariatric program coordinator. Each exercise program is based upon your individual needs and goals while utilizing the most current evidence regarding methods to safely achieve and sustain weight loss.

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Cancer

The Cancer Wellness Program* takes a holistic
approach to survivorship, providing supervised
exercise, meditation/yoga, education and support throughout your personal journey. Each exercise program is designed based on your cancer diagnosis and treatments, with direction and support from your physicians, physical therapist and other members of your health care team.
This program is appropriate for most cancer types and stages.

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Cardiac

The Cardiac Wellness Program continues your rehabilitation journey, offering a supervised, progressive exercise plan without EKG monitoring. The fitness program is tailored to meet your needs while providing support.
This program is an option for those with heart disease who have either completed cardiac rehabilitation or are considered ineligible for a monitored program due to criteria established by their insurance company.

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Diabetes

The Diabetes Wellness Program provides supervised exercise, education, and support while introducing lifestyle changes to help improve your long-term health. Each exercise regimen is based on your individual needs, with guidance from your physicians, diabetes educator, and other members of your healthcare team.
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ForwardFit

A diagnosis of breast cancer is overwhelming, often affecting every aspect of a women’s life. The ForwardFit Program* is open to all patients after completion of their treatment. ForwardFit was created to empower breast cancer survivors to take control of their health and well-being. By incorporating evidence-based exercise programs and integrative wellness methods, ForwardFit provides an approach to recovery intended to strengthen and honor the mind, body, and spirit.
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Multiple Sclerosis

The MS Wellness Program is designed to help people living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) learn to manage their health and increase their level of physical activity in a safe and motivating environment. MS Wellness includes bi-weekly exercise sessions in a small-group training format and mini-health education sessions on topics such as nutrition, emotional health, cognitive (brain) function, relaxation skills, and self-care. The movement component of the MS Wellness Program addresses the unique needs of people living with MS and includes exercises which promote strength, aerobic fitness, balance, walking speed and core conditioning. Each exercise session will be supervised by certified, exercise professionals who are knowledgeable about exercise modifications related to the MS disease process.

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PArkinson’s

The Parkinson’s Wellness Program consists of supervised exercise and group support to improve functionality and quality-of-life. This program helps participants more effectively manage symptoms commonly associated with Parkinson’s disease, including stiffness, immobility, and gait abnormalities. Each exercise program is customized to accommodate individual needs and goals, using evidence-based effective ways to train those with Parkinson’s disease. The program is modified according to ability for those requiring a cane or wheelchair.

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Pre-Op

The Pre-Op Fitness Program is specifically designed to help you get in the best shape possible as you prepare for a major surgical procedure. The Pre-Op Fitness Program was developed with the guidance of physicians, nurses and rehabilitation professionals. Studies demonstrate that improving your fitness level prior to surgery can have a significant and positive impact on your post-surgical outcomes.

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