The first step in maximizing your health and performance is to set your personal goals and make the commitment to success. With dozens of clinically sound programs, we can guide you to the individualized program that's right for you. Your program will be customized to meet your specific needs and offer each client the personalized attention.

Through The Fitness Principle, our team of fitness and nutrition experts have developed an innovative series of programs for individuals or groups designed to go beyond fitness, nutrition, disease management and/or lifestyle management. In the past, these various elements have been addressed individually. The Fitness Principle now takes these elements along with your work schedule, family life, personality traits, family history, risk factors and disease or injury pre-disposition to formulate programs that treat you as a whole person. They can also help you reduce stress, improve your sleep patterns, sharpen your cognitive skills, improve your memory, reduce your risk of cancers and other diseases and more.

Clinical Expertise

East Jefferson General Hospital is the home to an elite team of fitness/lifestyle consultants. East Jefferson General Hospital has committed clinical resources and other support intended to significantly benefit those groups and individuals who use The Fitness Principle at East Jefferson General Hospital.

All the programs at The Fitness Principle are proven to be clinically sound. The Fitness Principle enjoys support from many of East Jefferson General Hospital's Clinical Departments including Diagnostic Radiology, Orthopedics, Cardiology, Pulmonology, Diabetes Management and more.

As a community hospital, EJGH has a rich history of community outreach and wellness education. These outreach programs means the citizens of our region will have greater access than ever before to the very best programs available anywhere in the nation.

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Location & Hours

The Fitness Principle is conveniently located in the EJGH Wellness Center, 3726 Houma Blvd., at the corner of Kawanee Avenue and Houma Boulevard, close to EJGH’s main campus.

Metairie, LA 70006
Phone: (504) 503-6868
Fax: (504) 503-6800
Email: fitness@

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