Botsford News Release
Novi, Mich. (May 5, 2009)---The Botsford Center for Health Improvement can help you get fit and stay active this spring by setting a goal to walk or run a 5K. Join fitness experts at a Step into Spring event at the Botsford Center for Health Improvement on Saturday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to help get you started with your walking or running goals.
Experts will assess your flexibility, analyze your walking stride and critique your running form to determine risks for walking or running injuries. You’ll also learn how metabolism changes with an active lifestyle and discover how you can best manage your body weight while you train.
The Step Into Spring schedule includes the following:
9-10 a.m.: Pilates and Cardio-kickboxing
10-11 a.m.: Boot Camp
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.: Vendors including New Balance Footwear, BCHI Metabolism 101 and Irene’s Massage School.
11 a.m.: 5K Walk/Run Coaching and Form Assessment
11 a.m. – noon: Spinning
Noon: Selecting Proper Footwear with Dr. Charles Young, Botsford Podiatrist
More than a health club, The Botsford Center for Health Improvement offers a comprehensive wellness approach integrating fitness, lifestyle and behavior management with medical and clinical practices. To learn more about the Botsford Center for Health Improvement or the Step into Spring program, please call (248) 473-3100 or log on to www.botsford.org/bchi.
ABOUT BEAUMONT HEALTH
Beaumont Health is a not-for-profit organization formed by Beaumont Health System, Botsford Health Care and Oakwood Healthcare in 2014 to provide patients with the benefit of greater access to the highest quality, compassionate care, no matter where they live in southeast Michigan. The organization has budgeted net revenue of $4.1 billion and consists of eight hospitals with 3,337 beds, 168 outpatient sites, nearly 5000 physicians and 35,000 employees and about 3,500 volunteers. In 2014, the combined organizations had 175,675 inpatient admissions, 16,229 births and 492,148 emergency visits. Beaumont Health is the largest health system in Michigan for inpatient admissions and net patient revenue. For more information, visit beaumonthealth.org.
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