For more information about LifeFit or to enroll in this 12-session program, call 406-247-6431 or 1-800-332-7156, ext. 6431.
Billings Clinic LifeFit emphasizes exercise to promote physical conditioning and education to support and encourage healthier lifestyle changes.
LifeFit is designed specifically for men and women who have multiple risk factors for cardiovascular disease, including heart disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke and more.
Those with chronic diseases like arthritis, osteoporosis, obesity and depression also benefit from the LifeFit Program.
If you're recovering from a long-term illness or surgery, or you're generally deconditioned and out-of-shape, this program is the perfect step in the right direction.
What you can expect from LifeFit
LifeFit is a 4-week (12-session) program that includes a fee. You will receive:
- A comprehensive orientation on your first visit which consists of a review of your medical history and medications
- Brief physical assessment
- Individualized exercise plan
- Introduction to the use of equipment
- A minimum of three telemetry monitored sessions (heart rate and rhythm)
Daily assessments that include rest and exercise:
- Blood pressure
- Heart rates
- Oxygen saturations
- Blood glucose (diabetes patients)
You'll also receive an ongoing exercise evaluation that is individually tailored and advanced based upon your progress.
What you'll learn from LifeFit
You will be strongly encouraged to participate in a series of educational classes for health promotion and the reduction of cardiovascular risk factor topics, including:
- Cardiac diet (taught by a registered dietitian)
- Stress reduction
- Cholesterol management
- Heart health
- Weight loss and activity
- Tobacco cessation
We encourage and empower our clients to make the necessary changes needed to maintain a healthier tomorrow.