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Employee Health Improvement Program

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The Department of Campus Recreation, in partnership with Tulane University 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: TBD
  • Summer Session: TBD
  • Fall Session: TBD

The Employee Health Improvement Program will return in a later phase of reopening. In the meantime, please take advantage of our virtual fitness options and join our WaveFit Movement Break email listserv for future announcements about the Employee Health Improvement Program.

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.

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 a 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 logbook (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

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Alternative Exercise - Urban Hike

TBA TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition - Smart Snacking

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Alternative Exercise - Intro to Camping

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition – Fad Diets

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108
(Email fitness@tulane.edu to register)

Alternative Exercise – Biking in New Orleans

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Lagniappe Training Room

Alternative Exercise – Intro to Canoeing

TBA

TBA

Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine
(Email fitness@tulane.edu to register)

Nutrition - Cooking Class (food provided)

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Alternative Exercise - Intro to Backpacking

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition – Ask the Dietitian

TBA

TBA

Meet at Bayou Paddle Sports
(Email fitness@tulane.edu to register) 

Alternative Exercise - ½ Day Paddling

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 107

Nutrition – Adult Weight Management 

TBA

TBA

Reily Center, Classroom 108

Nutrition  – Eating Healthy at Restaurants & Festivals

For more information please contact Fitness and Wellness at fitness@tulane.edu or 504-314-2864