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Employee Health Improvement Program

The Department of Campus Recreation, in partnership with TU Wellness, is excited to be offering an opportunity for the employees of Tulane University to reduce health risk factors and improve overall health through a comprehensive health improvement program that addresses the health risks prevalent in the Tulane University workforce. Sessions will begin in 2020 on the following dates:

  • Spring session: January 22 - April 1, 2020
  • Summer session: May 11 - July 20, 2020
  • Fall Session: September 28 - December 7, 2020

All faculty and staff wishing to participate in the Tulane Employee Health Improvement Program will be required to complete the online program application. 50 participants total will be chosen at random for each session. The program will be offered at no cost to participants if chosen.

Registration for Spring 2020 is now open. Click here to enter the lottery!

Registration will close December 15, 2019.

 

Program participants will be required to complete the following:

  • 10 week program 

  • Attend assigned information session prior to beginning of classes. These information sessions will give participants the complete overview of the program, what to expect, what to bring for each class, etc.

  • Pre and Post program completion of fitness assessment conducted by program personal trainers

  • Daily tracking of food and activity through workout log book (provided)

  • 3 training days (classes) per week on Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays 

  • Attend no less than 26 training classes throughout the full 10 week program (only 4 miss days allowed)

  • Attend 1 nutrition session and 1 alternative exercise session (listed below).  Everyone is invited to attend all nutrition and alternative exercise sessions, but will only be required to attend 1 of each. 

Date
Time
Location
Topic

TBD

TBD

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition - Smart Snacking

TBD

TBD

Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108

Alternative Exercise - Urban Hike

TBD

TBD

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition - Fad Diets

TBD

TBD

Meet at City Park Blue Bikes Hub

Alternative Exercise - Biking in New Orleans

TBD

TBD

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition - Ask the Dietitian

TBD

TBD

Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108

Alternative Exercise - Intro to Canoeing 

TBD

TBD

Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine
(Cap of 24 participants, email fitness@tulane.edu to register)

Nutrition - Cooking Class (food provided)

TBD

TBD

Meet at Bayou Paddle Sports
(1101 Florida Ave, New Orleans, LA 70119)

Alternative Exercise - 1/2 Day Paddling Trip

TBD

TBD

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition - Adult Weight Management

TBD

TBD

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition - Eating Healthy Out

TBD

TBD

Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108

Alternative Exercise - Intro to Camping 

TBD

TBD

Meet in Reily Center, Classroom 108

Alternative Exercise - Intro to Backpacking 

For more information please contact Assistant Director of Fitness and Wellness, Hannah Stiller, at fitness@tulane.edu or 504-314-2864