Does Your Health Insurance Provider Offer a Gym Membership Benefit?

Does Your Health Insurance Provider Offer a Gym Membership Benefit?
by Jim Davies, manager, Franklin Wellness Center

Health insurance providers have a vested interest in you staying healthy.  

The cost of physical inactivity and sedentary behavior is staggering. Some studies indicate that as much as 87.5 percent of all healthcare claims are driven by lifestyle choices. Excess weight and a sedentary lifestyle are even risk factors for one-quarter to one-third of all common cancers in the United States.

Physical activity is a key component to improving and maintaining an individual’s overall well-being. When a person increases physical activity from zero to one time per week to more than three ...Read More


FEBRUARY CLASSES AT FWC

FEBRUARY CLASSES AT FRANKLIN WELLNESS CENTER

 

AQUA BUSTERS WATER AEROBICS  February Session
(Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays) 11:00am to noon 
Instructor Kathy Heeren   
3x/week (10 classes) $12.50 members, $27.50  non-members
2x/week (8 classes) $12.00 members, $20.00 non-members 
Drop in $3/member, $5 non-member

SENIOR WATER AEROBICS     February session
M/W/F   9:00am –10:00am     Instructor:  Jim Davies    
3x/week (10 classes) $12.50 members, $27.50 ...Read More


Pickleball Clinic on Thursday, Feb. 21, 9:30 a.m.

Pickleball Clinic at Franklin Wellness Center 

The Franklin Wellness Center will host a Pickleball clinic on Thursday, February 21 starting at 9:30 am.  

Pickleball is a game resembling tennis in which players use paddles to hit a perforated plastic ball over a net.
  The sport is the fastest-growing in the U.S., with more than 2.8 million players and a 12% increase in the past year, according to the Sports & Fitness Industry Association.  Pickleball can be played by all ages.  

The ...Read More