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MFA COVID-19 Resources

As we move through this unprecedented time, we come together as an Association to support each other and share lessons learned. This is new territory for all of us. To support you, we have created a COVID-19 Resource page that we will continually update as new information becomes available. You can find this under the Resources tab of this website.

Click here to visit the COVID-19 Resources page..

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.

Click here to read the MFA Statement.

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!

Beacon Health

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.

Check out the article today!

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.

Check out the full announcement!

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!

Partnership Links MFA and Nebraska Methodist College Wellness Program

A unique partnership with the Medical Fitness Association will enable Nebraska Methodist College students who complete the Medical Fitness Management concentration of the Wellness & Health Promotion Management master’s degree program to sit for the Association’s Certified Fitness Facility Director (CFFD) exam.

Read on to learn more about this exciting partnership..

Active Wellness Announces New Chief Operations Officer

Active Wellness is thrilled to announce that Michele Wong has been promoted and appointed to Chief Operating Officer.

Power Wellness is Now HIPAA Compliant

Power Wellness Management, LLC (Power Wellness) announced that the company has recently completed the first phase of their Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Compliance strategy (or program) and its prescriptive fitness programs.

Government Shutdown Prevents PHIT Act Vote

According to Club Industry, the PHIT (Personal Health Investment Today) Act was "stymied from being passed by the U.S. Senate by the government shutdown on December 22, 2018. The legislation now awaits re-introduction in both the House and Senate in 2019."

Best Practice Partner Webinar: "Getting Your Wellness Center in Financial Shape"

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Meet Paige Jones

Paige Jones is the newly minted Director of the Piedmont Atlanta Fitness Center. He also serves as the SEMFA (South East MFA Region Chair) and is hosting the SEMFA Regional Conference this month! Always full of energy and passionate about everything he does, Paige is a great example of healthy living for his peers and his members.

Read more about Paige here.

ETMC Olympic Center Designation

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Area wellness centers earn award

Journey to Wellness, a 10-week program offered at the Hancock…

Survey: Benchmarks for Success

Participation is Critical! This year, we have broken up the…