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Top Notch m NMMC Wellness Center recognized as the state’s first certified medical fitness facility edical Fitness Association (MFA) recently recognized North Mississippi Medical Center Wellness Center in Tupelo as the first certified medical fitness facility in Mississippi. This certification is a mark of excellence and a major step forward in the health of the entire community. “NMMC’s mission is ‘to continuously improve the health of the people of our region.’ By promoting regular exercise and proper nutrition habits to our members and community, we are helping fulfill NMMC’s mission,” says Hank Boerner, NMMC-Tupelo Wellness Center director. What We offer The NMMC Wellness Center in Tupelo offers a variety of services, including: • ACT (smoking cessation) • All levels of aerobic classes • Arthritis Foundation Exercise & Aquatics Programs A FIvE-STAr FACIlITy A 50,000-square-foot facility founded in 1989, the NMMC-Tupelo Wellness Center is the most comprehensive health and fitness facility in north Mississippi. All fitness instructors are specially trained, degreed and American College of Sports Medicine certified. “We provide a degreed and certified staff during all hours of operation in the safest environment possible,” Boerner says. “Being a Certified Medical Fitness Facility means that we meet the highest standards for programs, staff, safety and community service.” MFA’s Medical Fitness Center Facility Certification program was launched in 2009, the first certification offered specifically to facilities in the medical fitness industry. Based on MFA’s Standards and Guidelines for Medical Fitness Center Facilities, certification involves an in-depth review of a facility’s adherence to the prescribed standards and guidelines. Certified medically integrated fitness centers like NMMC’s have the professional expertise and programs necessary to safely and effectively assist all people, regardless of their current health status, with achieving an active lifestyle. • Cancer Wellness Program • Child care • Coffee Club • Cooking demonstrations • Family Fitness Night • Gymnastics • Health promotion sessions • Kids’ and Member lounges • Men and women’s locker rooms • Moms in Motion • Nutrition counseling • Personal training • Silver Sneakers • Steam room, sauna and whirlpool • Swim lessons (group and individual) • T’ai Chi Chih • Tan-Su Karate • Therapeutic Day Spa • Water fitness • Weight Watchers • Wireless Internet • yoga The NMMC Wellness Center staff in Tupelo played a key role in the facility being designated as Mississippi’s first certified medical fitness facility. All the fitness instructors are specially trained, degreed and American College of Sports Medicine certified. close to home Call 800-THE DESK (800-843-3375) or visit www.nmhs. net/wellness_centers.php for more information about the NMMC Wellness Center closest to you: • Baldwyn • Iuka • Tupelo • Eupora • Pontotoc • West Point • Hamilton, Ala. CAll To learn more about how to take advantage of these services, call 662-377-4141 or 800-THE DESK (800-843-3375) or visit www.nmhs.net/tupelo_ wellness_center.php. Vim & Vigor • SUMM ER 2011 55 http://www.nmhs.net/wellness_centers.php http://www.nmhs.net/wellness_centers.php http://www.nmhs.net/tupelo_wellness_center.php

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Vim & Vigor - Summer 2011 - North Mississippi

Vim & Vigor - Summer 2011 - North Mississippi
Contents
Opening Thoughts
Through Thick and Thin
Power and Possibilities
Girl Talk
Say What?
Action Plan
Like This? Try That
George Clooney
A Day in the Life of Your Heart
Unexpected Heroes
Unexpected Heroes
Get in Gear
Get in Gear
A Real Lifesaver
A Real Lifesaver
In Case of Emergency
In Case of Emergency
Heal Better
Heal Better
Back to Bed
Back to Bed
The Clinic at Walmart
The Clinic at Walmart
Top Notch
Top Notch
Catch the Spirit
Catch the Spirit

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