Phoenix Fit is an employee fitness program offered by Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness and administered by faculty from the Departments of Physical Therapy Education (DPTE) and Health & Human Performance (HHP). Elon graduate and undergraduate students will also assist in delivery of the program. The primary purpose of Phoenix Fit is to improve your fitness level with the aim to reduce your risk for chronic disease, and improve your quality of life.

Instructor

Liz Bailey

Date/Time

6:00-8:00 a.m. (Drop-in)

Locations

Jordan Gym

Winter Term: Francis Center Gym

What to Expect

As a participant, you’ll receive a individualized program designed to meet your personal fitness goals and current health status. Each Tuesday and Thursday morning you will meet with fellow participants in Jordan Gym where you will walk/run and participate in stretching and strengthening exercises. This program offers a convenient and fun group environment for exercise, health education, and support for behavior change.

Eligibility

  • Healthy males (age 40 or less) and healthy females (age 50 or less)
    During your initial visit, you will be screened by a Phoenix Fit staff member with a basic assessment of your health and physical fitness so a specific exercise program can be designed for you.
  • Employees outside the age range, those who smoke, or those who have specialized health issues (including orthopedic issues)
    Before starting the program, you must first make an appointment with the Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness Clinic by calling (336) 278-5569. During this assessment they will make sure that you can safely and effectively start an exercise program. Following this, you will then meet with a Phoenix Fit staff member to get started in the program.

Register for the Phoenix Fit Program

To register for the Phoenix Fit Program, call the Faculty/Staff Health & Wellness Clinic at (336) 278-5569.