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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. The next session will begin in January 2020.

All faculty and staff wishing to participate in the Tulane Faculty/Staff Health Improvement Program will be required to complete the online program application.

Registration for April 2019 has closed. Registration for the next program will begin in fall 2019. 

For each round of the 10-week program, all applicants will be entered into a lottery, from which 50 participants total will be chosen for the program. The program will be offered at no cost to participants, if chosen.

The 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