Guthrie HealthWorks to Offer Weight Management Program This Autumn

Sayre, Pa. – Guthrie HealthWorks Wellness and Fitness Center, 9768 Liberty Drive, Painted Post, N.Y., is pleased to offer an 8-week class to help jump-start your progress toward health and fitness goals. Instructors Chris McKeown, Exercise Physiologist and Julie Walenta, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist will help participants to work toward lasting, effective changes in lifestyle. The program will run Tuesdays from 6 to 7 p.m. in the Conference Room at HealthWorks as follows:

•    Sept. 9: Nutrition 101 and Record Keeping.
•    Sept. 16: Metabolism and Body Fat.
•    Sept. 23: Label Reading and Negative Self-Talk.
•    Sept. 30: Emotional Eating.
•    Oct. 7: Portion Sizes and Behavior Change.
•    Oct. 14: Eating Out/Eating Smart.
•    Oct. 21: Healthy Holiday Eating.
•    Oct. 28: Active Living.

“The fall is an ideal time to start thinking about fitness and reaching your healthy weight goals,” says Walenta. “Kids are back in school, routines are settling into place and the weather is just right for increasing activity outdoors.”

The cost of the program is $100 for members and $200 for non-members. To register, call 607-937-4700 or stop by the HealthWorks front desk.

Guthrie is a non-profit integrated health system located in north central Pennsylvania and Upstate New York, serving patients from an 11-county service area. Guthrie is comprised of a research institute, home care/hospice, hospitals in Sayre, Pa., Corning, N.Y., and Troy, Pa., as well as a multi-specialty group practice of more than 260 physicians and 130 mid-level providers in a regional office network encompassing sub-specialty and primary care sites in 23 communities throughout Pennsylvania and New York.  Guthrie offers a wide range of services and programs designed to enhance the health and well-being of those it serves.