Exercise is Medicine

Attention Houston Area Residents…

The Edge Personal Training is Now an Exercise is Medicine Credentialed Facility

Physical inactivity is a fast-growing public health problem and contributes to a variety of chronic diseases and health complications, including obesity, diabetes and cancer. In addition to improving a patient’s overall health, increasing physical activity has proven effective in the treatment and prevention of chronic diseases.

 

Guiding Principles of Exercise is Medicine®

The guiding principles of Exercise is Medicine® , are designed to improve the health and well-being of our nation through a regular physical activity prescription from doctors and other health care providers, or from a health fitness professional working with the health care provider.

Exercise is Medicine Credential American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)The Edge Personal Training has joined the American Medical Association (AMA) and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Exercise is Medicine™  network in an effort to promote physical activity as part of a patient’s treatment plan. The guiding principles of Exercise is Medicine™ are shared by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the American Medical Association (AMA). They are designed to help improve the health and well-being of our nation through a regular physical activity prescription from doctors and other health care providers.

The guiding principles of Exercise is Medicine™ are as follows:

  • Exercise and physical activity are important to health and the prevention and treatment of many chronic diseases.
  • More should be done to address physical activity and exercise in health care settings
  • Multi-organizational efforts to bring a greater focus on physical activity and exercise in health care settings are to be encouraged.


Contact us for additional information and learn how your doctor can write a prescription to train with us.


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