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Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Offers Weekly Exercise Class for Those Who Need to Move More

WHAT: Bariatric group exercise class at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC. The class emphasizes improving health through moving more and consists of low impact cardio as well as balance and strengthening routines designed for each participant by a personal trainer. Each one will include a brief group discussion concerning healthful lifestyles and goal-setting. Classes are sponsored by the Bariatric Lifestyle Program at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC.

The cost is $30.00/month or $10.00/class and is limited to 20 people. Participants must pre-register by calling 412-802-8299 or visiting http://www.magee.edu/hec/Classes.asp. The class is listed under the Healthy Lifestyles column. For more information, call 412-641-3632.

WHO: Individuals who are obese or overweight and have struggled with weight, are not accustomed to exercise and who have lived a very sedentary lifestyle. Participants do not have to be considering weight loss surgery.

WHEN: 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Fridays, beginning Jan. 6. Class continues through April 2012.

WHERE: Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, 300 Halket St., Pittsburgh, Pa. 15213, Room 2131

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