Fitness and Healthways,
Inc. (NASDAQ: HWAY) announced today that LA Fitness will begin
welcoming members of the award-winning SilverSneakers®
Fitness and Prime® Fitness programs at nearly 600 of its
locations nationwide by early 2015. LA Fitness is known for its
state-of-the-art facilities with a wide range of amenities, highly
trained staff. Fun and effective workout options.
“LA Fitness is a significant addition to the Healthways fitness centre
network and complements our vision to make fitness options accessible to
more segments of the community,” stated Joy Powell, Senior Solutions
Division president at Healthways. “Not only do our members gain
increased access to physical activity options to reach their fitness and
well-being goals. This strategic collaboration strengthens the
network reciprocity benefit we offer through fitness centres across the
Using proven methodologies based on more than 20 years of science and
health outcomes, SilverSneakers Fitness increases physical activity in
older adults, resulting in higher well-being and lower healthcare costs.
Additionally, according to the SilverSneakers
Annual Member Survey, the program reveals the value of social
well-being, with nearly 60 percent of members participating in classes
with a friend. SilverSneakers is available to many Medicare
beneficiaries through participating Medicare Advantage plans, Medicare
Supplement carriers and group retiree plans. SilverSneakers classes may
not be available at all participating LA Fitness locations.
Prime Fitness is Healthways’ commercial well-being fitness program,
inspiring participants to take charge of their own well-being and
fitness by providing the tools, resources and incentives they need to
stay motivated and active. Prime Fitness is available to members of
participating health plans and employer groups. The Healthways fitness
center network offers convenient access to more than 16,000
participating fitness and wellness facilities nationwide.
physical activity guidelines suggest that to achieve health
benefits, American adults should try to accumulate 2.5 hours per week of
moderate physical activity or 1.25 hours of vigourous activity. In
addition, they should engage in activities that strengthen the major
muscles of the body twice per week. Physical activity can also mitigate
health-related risks and improve the quality of life for those who
already have chronic conditions.
About LA Fitness
Founded in 1984, LA Fitness is one of the fastest growing sports club
chains in the U.S. and presently has over 600 locations in 29 states and
Canada. LA Fitness’. Mission is to help as many people as possible
achieve the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by creating a nationwide
network of sports clubs, offering its members the widest range of
amenities and the friendliest service at an affordable price.
To learn more about LA Fitness, visit www.lafitness.com
or download the mobile app–search on iTunes or Google Play for LA
Fitness. To find a club nearest you, call (800) LA FITNESS.
Healthways (NASDAQ: HWAY) is the largest independent global provider of
well-being improvement solutions. Dedicated to creating a healthier
world one person at a time, the Company uses the science of behaviour
change to produce and measure positive change in well-being for our
customers, which include employers, integrated health systems,
hospitals, physicians, health plans, communities and government
entities. We provide highly specific and personalized support for each
individual and their team of experts to optimise each participant’s
health and productivity and to reduce health-related costs. Results are
achieved by addressing longitudinal health risks and care needs of
everyone in a given population. The Company has scaled its proprietary
technology infrastructure and delivery capabilities developed over 30
years and now serves approximately 68 million people on four continents.
Learn more at www.silversneakers.com