News

Can Your Gym Become an Essential Business?

With COVID on the rise and shut downs looming once again, check out this article by Catherine S. Mitseas, written for Gym Insight.

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HealthWell Solutions Offers Comprehensive COVID Solutions

MFA Industry Partner, HealthWell Solutions introduces their new Gym Health Check system to support member health and safety.

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Nebraska Methodist College Offers Grad Degree in Wellness & Health Promotion Mgmt

Nebraska Methodist College offers an MS in Wellness & Health Promotion Management WITH a concentration in Medical Fitness Management. Want to learn more? Check out their Virtual Information Session on Wed, Oct 21 at Noon CT

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News from the Academy for Brain Health & Performance

Check out the new "Brain Fitness Cross-Training Guide" now available for free download. Plus, registration is now open for the "Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain" online course.

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Webinar: Guidance for Re-opening and Maintaining Safe Gym and Fitness Center Operations Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Join us for this unique opportunity as we bring together representatives from the CDC; American Industrial Hygiene Association; the Newtown Athletic Club; and MFA on Wednesday, June 24 at 1pm ET!

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MFA COVID-19 Resources

The Medical Fitness Association has updated the guidance to the fitness industry about opening and operating safety measures for to maximize employee, patient and member safety in this COVID-19 environment. These updated guidelines reflect new learning in the field since their initial publication. You can find the updated guidance under the "Reopening Guidelines" section of the COVID-19 Resources page.

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MFA Statement on COVID-19

Here is the MFA Statement regarding COVID-19. We wish all of our member facilities and their staff all the best during this difficult time. We will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide additional updates as information becomes available.

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Brain Health Matters Podcast - Enhancing Brain Capacity

Check out the latest podcast from the Academy for Brain Health and Performance. This month's podcast features Dr. Evian Gordon, as he shares a framework of how the brain works as a system, as well as a practical step in making your brain’s capacity more effective, no matter your age.

Check out this podcast and learn how to make the habit you want to work on a priority!

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Fully Integrated: Beacon Health and Fitness

Check out the February 2020 edition of Club Solutions Magazine for the cover article about MFA member Beacon Health & Fitness. According to the article, "Medical fitness is profoundly changing the relationship between fitness and healthcare." Read about how Alan Loyd, FACHE, FMFA has transformed Beacon Health System's fitness facilities from a loss leader to a profitable, self-sustaining operation.

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MFA Names Amanda Konigsberg as New Northeast Region Chair

The Medical Fitness Association is pleased to introduce Amanda Konigsberg as the new Northeast Region Chair.

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Brain Health Matters Podcast - Sleep Matters

Check out the latest podcast from the Academy for Brain Health and Performance. This month's podcast features Dr. Elizabeth Frates sharing the impact of key lifestyle medicine factors, like nutrition and physical activity, on brain health.

Check out this podcast and see how factors like nutrition and physical activity impact brain health!

What You Gain with Medical Fitness Credentials

One of the newest programs developed by Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) is a Master of Science in Wellness and Health Promotion Management (WHPM) with a concentration in Medical Fitness Management. This is the first course of its kind in the country.

Check out this blog post by MFA President & CEO, Bob Boone

10 Key Brain Health Pillars

MFA Strategic Partner, the Academy of Brain Health and Performance (ABHP), is launching their Brain Health Matters educational series with an introduction to their "10 Key Brain Health Pillars" which is the basis of their upcoming series. 

Click here to read about the 10 Key Brain Health Pillars

Power Wellness Webinar: Improving Population Health Through Medically Integrated Fitness

MFA Industry Partner, Power Wellness, is offering a webinar entitled "Improving Population Health Through Medically Integrated Fitness" on Wednesday, July 10 at 12pm CST.

Click here to learn more and register today.

Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain: An Introduction to Brain Health, Fitness, and Performance

The Academy for Brain Health and Performance has confirmed that they have worked with MFA and ACSM to offer CECs for their introductory course, Lifestyle Medicine for the Brain course begins July 10. Registration deadline is Tuesday, July 9.

Register today for this amazing course!