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Wilson Medical Center's Get Fit! Changes to 24/7 Wellness Center; Adds State-of-the-Art Cybex Equipment

Get Fit! has undergone a stunning transformation since the first of the year, bringing about new opportunities for members to access the facility and utilize new equipment. The Wellness Center has added 14 new Cybex strength training machines, and 7 new pieces of cardiovascular equipment including 2 bikes, 2 treadmills, 2 ellipticals, and 1 step mill. These new pieces complement the original 8 pieces of high quality cardio equipment currently in the gym. Additionally, they have provided 3 new Vizio 43" TV's conveniently located in the cardio area of the wellness center to enhance their members' workout experience.

Along with the new equipment, the wellness center recently made the transition to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week facility. Members are now able to access the gym around-the-clock with the use of a key fob issued with each membership so they are able to work out when it's convenient for them, with no time restrictions or limitations. As part of this transition, the facility is also now going to be referred to as Get Fit 24/7 Wellness Center in order to highlight the newly expanded business hours.

Get Fit! first opened in March of 2000 and provided its members with eight pieces of cardiovascular equipment and eight Paramount strength-training machines. "These new changes will bring about more opportunities for the community and surrounding areas," stated Heather Odell, PT and Director of Rehabilitation Services for the hospital. "Wilson Medical Center values the health and wellness of the community, so we feel very fortunate to be able to provide this opportunity. It is our hope that the new equipment and the 24/7 access will better accommodate our members' busy schedules and help meet their fitness needs."

An added benefit of membership at the Center is the opportunity to work with Wellness Coordinators, Jeff and Derrick. The Wellness Coordinator's hours are new to accommodate existing and potential members with a tour of the facility and membership applications. The staff is available during their scheduled times, 6:30 am to 8:30pm, Monday through Friday, to assist members with workout options, and provide instruction if needed on the equipment.

An open house is scheduled for the public to tour the Wellness Center and the newly remodeled rehabilitation department on March 31 from 5:00PM-7:00PM. For more information, please call 620-325-2117. Get Fit 24/7 is owned and operated by Wilson Medical Center in Neodesha.