Fitness Programs

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For fitness program information, call 814-467-3892.

In a patient's words...

“My husband Fred and I recently completed the 3-month Physician Exercise Program (PEP). We only have good things to say about PEP. We worked one-on-one with Lori and couldn’t have asked for someone more friendly and knowledgeable about the program. She was very encouraging. We met with Carol, a dietitian, who also was very knowledgeable and had valuable information for us to take home. By the end of the 3 months, [Fred’s] blood pressure decreased from 220 to 138. What an incredible difference and he is down about 13 pounds. I am a Type 2 diabetic and now exercising twice a week and the information obtained from Carol will benefit me. Fred and I just wanted you to know what a great program PEP is and we hope it stays around for others as we tell people about what a wonderful program it is.”

Thanks – Diane & Fred

P.E.P.- Physician Exercise Program

The link between a sedentary lifestyle and a variety of serious diseases has been proven beyond question. The HealthStyles PEP is designed to help participants make healthy lifestyle changes through a specially designed exercise program. You will be supervised by exercise physiologists and receive nutritional counseling with a registered dietitian. PEP is a three-month, self-pay program that is referred by you or your physician.

What is included in PEP?

  • Exercise physiologists who will help you incorporate changes in diet and exercise to reduce your risk of disease
  • Two, one-hour supervised exercise sessions per week
  • Full membership privileges at HealthStyles (during your enrollment in PEP)
  • Home exercise prescription
  • Two visits with a registered dietitian
  • Blood pressure, weight, and blood sugar monitoring, and client education
  • Progress reports sent to the referring physician

What are the benefits of PEP?

Studies show that regular exercise helps:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower triglycerides
  • Increase HDL – or “good” cholesterol
  • Improve insulin sensitivity and manage glucose levels
  • Improve function and activities of daily living

Why participate in regular exercise?

  • 69% of US adults are overweight
  • 35% of US adults are obese
  • Two of three adults have metabolic syndrome (high blood pressure, abdominal obesity, elevated triglycerides, low HDL, abnormal blood glucose levels)
  • Exercise may help you decrease dependence on medications to control high blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar

If you’re interested in PEP, call us at 814-467-3892, today!

Fighting Fat – A Lean, Mean Fat Loss Program

Congratulations! You’ve taken the first step towards better health just by visiting and reading this page. Before you take another step you should know that the path to better health and losing weight is not easy. It can be very long, arduous, and immensely frustrating; however, the results are worth the sweat and the pain and the frustration!

If you are still reading, which we hope you are, you should know that the program you are interested in is meant to be very rigorous. The program is designed to get you to push past your self-perceived limits. The program is meant to increase your confidence when you find you can perform at levels you never thought possible, or that you may not have seen for a very long time.

You may have some questions about the program; let us answer some basic questions now:

  • Will you lose weight? That is entirely up to you.
  • Will you look and feel better? That is entirely up to you.
  • Will you be able to perform daily activities better? That is entirely up to you.
  • Will you lose body fat? That is entirely up to you.

We are not here to babysit you. We are not here so you can say that you workout with a trainer. We are not here to coddle you and make you feel better under false pretenses.

We ARE here to push you. We are here to challenge you. We are here to help you succeed, although your success is entirely…UP TO YOU.

If you’re ready for a lean, mean fat loss program, call us at 814-467-3892, today!