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Fitness consultation and training

You may not know where or how to begin to start a regular exercise routine, or the best way to safely and effectively step up your current workout. Working with an exercise physiologist or fitness specialist can help you with motivation and planning to reach your fitness goals.

A fitness consultation may also be helpful for you if you are:

  • living with chronic pain
  • coping with a chronic health condition that makes exercise a challenge
  • dealing with an injury or disability.

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What to expect

A fitness consultation lasts about one hour and may include working with an exercise physiologist, fitness specialist or personal trainer. This expert will help you develop a regular fitness routine and define your goals.

Some common fitness goals include improving:

  • strength
  • stamina
  • endurance
  • blood pressure
  • sleep
  • energy level.

Good to know

This service is only for people who have stable health conditions. It is not conventional physical therapy services or acute cardiac rehabilitation.

You do not need a referral for this service. It is for people of all abilities.

Good for treating

  • chronic pain
  • injury
  • physical disability
  • sleep disorders
  • stress
  • symptoms following cancer surgery or treatment

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Source: Penny George Institute for Health and Healing
Reviewed by: Susan Masemer

First published: 3/7/2017
Last reviewed: 1/17/2017