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Join us as Allison Cannatella, health and fitness instructor, provides information on the East Jefferson General Hospital Exercise is Medicine program.
The talk takes place on Wed., March 15, from noon-12:30 p.m. in the Jefferson 2 conference room and is open to all.
Exercise is Medicine is an initiative launched by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Association (AMA) focused on encouraging health care providers to include exercise when designing treatment plans for patients.
The purpose of the program is to partner with physicians to lead patients to understand and act on using regular exercise as a method of treatment for attaining and maintaining health.
Exercise is Medicine is a 12-week program designed to help treat and prevent dozens of diseases, such as diabetes, hypertension, back pain, heart disease and obesity.
As a participant in Exercise is Medicine, you will meet with a Health Fitness Expert for an initial fitness assessment, goal development and exercise prescription. Your participation and progress will be reported to your doctor and a complete a reassessment will be done after weeks six and 12. Program includes meeting with a Health Fitness Expert and nutritionist every other week as well as:
Cost for the 12-week program is just $192 or three easy payments of $64.
|Register today! 504-503-6868|
Nothing beats a regular workout.
Sometimes, however, it can be tough to get to the gym.
The great news is, this doesn't mean you have to miss out on a great Wellness Center class that is proven to get results. The answer is on-demand training from Les Mills. It's the workout for wherever you are, offering every type of exercise: HIIT, cardio, strength, core and flexibility.
LES MILLS™ On Demand is the perfect complement to regular visits to the Wellness Center, ensuring you don't go backwards just because you can't physically get to a class. The workouts are delivered online, on the platform of our choice, and offer a huge range of Les Mills workouts:
And all from just $9.99 per month using this link provided by East Jefferson General Hospital. Enjoy a FREE 7 days and check it out or talk to us directly about how LES MILLS On Demand can work for you.
High cholesterol is one of the major controllable risk factors for coronary heart disease, heart attack and stroke. And since high cholesterol has no symptoms, the only way to know your levels is by having them checked. The East Jefferson General Hospital Wellness Center now offers comprehensive cholesterol screenings, including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL, TC/HDL ratio, triglycerides, glucose and blood pressure at just $30 for members.
2017 Screening Dates:
Appointments can be made on select Thursdays from 8 - 10 a.m. by clicking here or calling 504-503-6868.
EJGH Wellness Center presents relaxing Tai Chi exercises in various art galleries at NOMA Monday evenings at 6pm. Or join us for Yoga or Pilates Saturday mornings at 8am among NOMA's outstanding permanent collection, or if weather permitting, in the Besthoff Sculpture Garden.
Call HealthFinder at 456-5000 to register.