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Botsford Offers Programs for Men�s Health Week

Novi, MI (June 4, 2008)--- As part of Men’s Health Week, the Botsford Center for Health Improvement in Novi is offering a variety of activities for men.  Women are welcome to attend all classes as well, except for the male weight class.

Wednesday, June 11
Cholesterol Screening: 7:00 – 10:00 a.m.  Pre-registration is required.  $30.
Sports Massage: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Mini massages with emphasis on muscle groups used for golf or other sports using upper extremity muscle groups.  Free.

Thursday, June 12
Sports Massage: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m.  Free
Led Zeppelin all male weight class: 6:30 p.m.  Interval based weight-training class using free weights and other circuit equipment with personal trainer.  Free.

Friday, June 13
Wear Blue for Men’s Health Week!
Golf Swing Analysis with a PGA Swing Expert: 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.  Pre-registration is required.  Free.

Saturday, June 14
Heart Saver Class: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  This is a perfect certification course for parents, babysitters, lifeguards and coaches.  Pre-registration is required.  $40.

June 11 – 14: Free flexibility analysis all day and free strength analysis from 1:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Enjoy free guest days June 11 to June 14 for men and women.

To learn more about the Botsford Center for Health Improvement, please call (248) 473-3100 or go to


Common Foods Men Enjoy

Big Mac™ and Fries = 920 calories
Nachos (6-8 nachos plus the works) = 570 calories
Butter Pecan Ice Cream (1 cup) = 280 calories
BBQ Potato Chips (1 oz.) = 140 calories

Calories a 190 lb. Man would BURN in one hour doing these activities

Mowing the lawn = 517 calories
Washing Care (vigorous effort) = 388 calories
Painting = 204 calories
Sleeping on the couch = 78 calories

Botsford Hospital, an independent 330-bed community teaching hospital in Farmington Hills, Mich., was founded in 1965. Nationally recognized for quality, safety and medical education programs, Botsford has received the 2006 Governor’s Award for Improving Patient Safety and Quality of Care in the Hospital Setting, and, in 2007, a three-year recertification as a Chest Pain Center from the Society of Chest Pain Centers. Botsford’s Web address is

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