FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 20, 2014


Contact: Christa Martin, (205) 286-4107
christa.martin@helenkeller.com



Keller Wellcare Center Offering Weight Management Program


Sheffield, Ala.- Keller Wellcare Center will begin Lifesteps Weight Management Classes beginning in September. Lifesteps is a comprehensive weight management program that stresses the important of diet, physical activity, and behavior modification techniques for weight loss. Lifesteps is based on the most current research findings in the field of psychology, nutrition, and exercise physiology and is conducted exclusively by trained health professionals. Participants in the Lifesteps program will learn how to lose weight safely at the rate of one to two pounds per week. Participants will also learn strategies to maintain their desirable weight for the rest of their lives.

Classes will be held once each week for 12 weeks and will last approximately one hour. During this time, participants will have access to the Keller Wellcare Center for their exercise needs.

Class orientation will be held Tuesday, September 9 at 5:30 p.m. or Thursday, September 11 at 12:30 p.m. at the Keller Wellcare Center. Classes will begin the week of September 15.

Class fees are $250 for participants that are not members of the Keller Wellcare Center and $130 for Wellcare members. For those that have gone through the class previously and already have the book, there is a $40 discount on the participation price. Fee includes fitness evaluation, exercise prescription, weekly class meeting, and unlimited use of the Keller Wellcare Center facility. For more information or to register for the class, call (256) 386-4747.