Wellness Articles & News

 

Current Health News

 

The Times Picayune Article - January 2015

West Jeff Fitness Center Members see positive results

 

 

 

Living New Orleans Magazine Article

Top Ten Places to Get Fit in 2015 | New Orleans Living Magazine:

West Jeff Fitness Center

 

 

 

 

Staying Healthy this Tailgating Season

Fall means football season, which means tailgating. The good news is you can enjoy tasty tailgating foods without expanding your waistline

Brooke Conner Ritchie, RD, LDN, CDE 

Registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator  West Jeff Fitness Center (504)348-0055.

 

Quick and Healthy Meal Planning

Eating on the go is a reality for many Americans. But you can find healthy options you can prepare quickly

Brooke Conner Ritchie, RD, LDN, CDE 

Registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator  West Jeff Fitness Center (504)348-0055.

 

Fueling Your Body

Your body's energy is often determined by the food you put into it. Are you giving your body the fuel it needs?

Brooke Conner Ritchie, RD, LDN, CDE  Registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator  West Jeff Fitness Center (504)348-0055.

 

Defend Yourself Against Diabetes

Diabetes Alert Day is coming soon. Read about preventive tips and treatment options.

Brooke Conner Ritchie, RD, LDN, CDE 

Registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator  West Jeff Fitness Center (504)348-0055.

 Healthy Holiday Party Tips

Trying to stay healthy while enjoying holiday parties? Here are some pointers to keep things fun and healthy.

Brooke Conner Ritchie, RD, LDN, CDE 

Registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator  West Jeff Fitness Center (504)348-0055.

 

Getting Back On Track To A Healthier You

Did the parties and busy schedule of the holidays derail your good eating and exercise habits? Get back on track with these tips.

Brooke Conner Ritchie, RD, LDN, CDE 

Registered dietitian/certified diabetes educator  West Jeff Fitness Center (504)348-0055.

 

80- and 90-somethings pump iron at West Jefferson Fitness Center

Ninety-year-old seniors enjoy West Jefferson Fitness Center at least three times per week. They include May and Ralph Bertheaud, Walter Greaux, Woodrow Richoux, Clotile Lorenzo, Miguel Aguado and William Crouch

 

West Jefferson Medical Center Bariatric Pilot Program 

Read about Shelly Koch’s journey  - To maintain her weight loss, Koch works out 3 times a week for at least one hour.  During each session, she does 30 minutes of cardio and 30 minutes of weight training.  She recently tried Zumba and hopes to take more classes in the future.

 

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West Jefferson Medical Center's Fitness Boot Camps Classes 

 

  

West Jeff has helped 1,111 people meet their fitness goals.  For some, the goals have been to get off of high blood pressure and diabetes medications.  For others, the goals have simply been to develop more muscle tone. Click here to find out more about WJ Fitness Center personal training program and group fitness classes. 

Denise Hoffman

West Jefferson Fitness Center in Marrero offers answers to stress

In our fast-paced world, many feel just a bit overwhelmed. West Jefferson's Fitness Center may provide some relief and answers to some of the tension with Denise Hoffman Mastered Exercise Specialist

Terrytown's West Jefferson Fitness Center offers stress management seminars in November

Denise Hoffman Mastered Exercise Specialist

West Jefferson Fitness Center in Terrytown hosts stress management seminars

Denise Hoffman Mastered Exercise Specialist