The Jamestown YMCA is has added ActivTrax, a total wellness system, to its offerings.
ActivTrax provides guidance on exercise, weight loss and nutrition.
Faced with an onslaught of misinformation, get-fit-quick schemes, and horrific dietary choices, knowing just what to do can be tricky. With ActivTrax, Y members have a tool that they can use at their own pace, one that will give sensible guidance and help them reach their goals healthfully.
Meg Pickard, Jamestown YMCA wellness director, shows Julie Apperson, a Y member, the ActivTrax unit located in the lobby of the Jamestown YMCA. ActivTrax is a total wellness system that provides sound guidance on exercise, weight loss and nutrition.
"We think ActivTrax will give our members the tools they need to achieve success; we couldn't be more excited about its prospects. From stress management to weight loss to proper nutrition, we think this system will be a tremendous asset to our facility and to our members on the whole," said Mark Eckendorf, YMCA CEO.
The Jamestown YMCA is a full-service facility whose roots date back to 1958. The organization strives to provide its members with the most-researched techniques on health and fitness and takes a total-wellness approach to care, through fitness, nutrition and lifestyle counseling.
ActivTrax, headquartered in Maryland, was founded in 2000 and provides tools to help people live healthier lifestyles. Its systems are designed to help wellness centers provide ongoing guidance to their membership while giving them a better understanding of their adherence to and engagement in fitness programs.
For more information regarding ActivTrax and other programs offered at the Jamestown YMCA, call 664-2802 or visit www.jamestownymca.org.