Charleston, SC (PRWEB) May 12, 2010
http://www.VirtualFitnessCoach.com has teamed up with the North Greenville Fitness & Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic, Inc. - to help firefighters, police, emergency medical service and utility department workers with known health risks, or who simply want to improve their overall health and fitness - to 'stay healthy and keep working' in the best physical shape for the community and themselves.
Virtual Fitness Coach is an online wellness program that promotes health and optimal weight, and reduces the risk of chronic disease by giving individuals daily personal guidance and feedback from their own world class 'virtual trainer' and nutritionist.
With Virtual Fitness Coach, North Greenville Fitness (a health screening and fitness evaluation company) will offer thousands of firefighters the knowledge and dedication of a professional fitness expert and nutritionist, to help them pass the required statewide fitness tests. Individuals receive personal log in access, where they have the option of working out at home or in a gym, coached by Mel O'Keefe, an Iron Man competitor and world class fitness trainer with 30 years of experience captured in virtual form, as "Virtual Mel." Moreover, Virtual Fitness Coach Medical Director Lance Davis, MD MPH, will oversee all stages of the program.
Firefighters and workers enrolled in Virtual Fitness Coach receive a customized fitness plan targeting their individual needs, plus daily communication and exercise adjustments from their virtual trainer, all in response to feedback and progress that they submit.
Charles F. Turner, R.N. - President & Founder of North Greenville Fitness says, "Virtual Fitness Coach is unlike anything out there…a truly innovative way to help our firefighters, policemen and emergency men and women get into top shape to perform their jobs at the healthiest level."
The Virtual Fitness Coach program utilizes online video workout demonstrations of all exercises, audio tutorials and feedback, mobile updates along with access to a personal fitness trainer at any time. Live webinars are available, motivation and accountability groups for participants, along with fitness challenges - all to help public service personnel achieve top physical shape for their roles in the community.
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Any Emergency service organizations or individuals promoting improved fitness, better job performance, lower health-care costs and employee well-being are encouraged to contact the Virtual Fitness Coach team for more information at: 1-888-480-7835.
North Greenville Fitness and Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic, Inc. is a medically monitored fitness and cardiac rehabilitation clinic with a staff of qualified professionals. Located in Travelers Rest, South Carolina, North Greenville Fitness has been in existence since October of 1980. The services of North Greenville Fitness are provided at are available to numerous types of industries including fire, police, and emergency medical services as well as utility departments.
Founded in 2008, Virtual Fitness Coach is an interactive employee wellness fitness program that gives members daily guidance, near real time responses and adjusted workouts from a personal virtual trainer through interactive tools and services all online. VirtualFitnessCoach.com is a cost-effective way to give individuals the benefits, motivation and guidance of a professional trainer - Fitness Coach to help fight obesity in the workplace.
Companies interested in a free demo or for further information please contact Virtual Fitness Coach at 1-888-480-7835 or visit http://www.virtualfitnesscoach.com