Local 22 Firefighters/Paramedics

215 440-4421 / 22

415 N 5th St. Philadelphia., PA 19123.

Philly Fire Motivated Fitness

Wellness Program and Incentives

Whats the purpose of the Wellness Incentive Program?

Wellness has been defined as “an active process of becoming aware of and learning to make healthy choices.” Wellness means more than simply not being ill; it’s a proactive approach to keeping your mind and body in good condition.

The Local 22 Health Plan wants to help you decrease your risk of disease, or manage an existing disease, and enhance your quality of life. That’s why we strive to have the City fund financial incentives to you (and your spouse) for completing activities centered around a healthier lifestyle.

Once the Arbitration award is announced and the FY 18 incentives have the funding we will list the incentives and assist you in completing the incentive program.

Philly Fire ‘s Motivated Fitness is dedicated to Local 22 and the Philadelphia Fire Department member’s health and well-being. The program includes a group of certified motivated personal fitness trainers, all of whom are firefighters or paramedics, whose main objective is to bring a healthy lifestyle to our membership. This is accomplished through personal one on one training, small group fitness programs, and nutrition education. The goal of the trainers is to provide our members with not only strength and physical conditioning but also the nutritional knowledge to lead a healthier well – balanced life. 

Fitness

Philly Fire’s Motivated Fitness is dedicated to Local 22 and the Philadelphia Fire Department’s health and well-being. The program includes a group of certified motivated personal fitness trainers, all of whom are firefighters and paramedics, whose main objective is to bring a healthier lifestyle to our membership. This is accomplished through personal one-on-one, small group fitness programs, and nutrition education.

The goal of the trainers is to provide our members with not only strength and physical conditioning but also the nutritional awareness to lead a healthier, well-balanced life.

Philly Fire’s Motivated Fitness, your health plan, has certified trainers deploying throughout the department in individual territories [battalions]. Each Motivated Fitness Trainer [“MFT”] will have the responsibility of providing support and assistance to our members as they strive to reach their own individual health goals.

Initially, and periodically, our MFT’s will visit and reach out to each of their assigned stations, introducing themselves and offering fitness services that include:

  • Physical Conditioning
  • Weight Loss and Control
  • Nutrition
  • Body Composition
  • Smoking Cessation

Nutrition

Good nutrition is part of a healthy lifestyle. Food is our body’s energy, our fuel. Good fuel or bad fuel, what you decide to put into your body is entirely up to you. It is a choice. Your Choice.

Remembering, that the type of fuel you decide to put into your body will determine its outcome, it will determine how smoothly you function.

Personal responsibility

Many people associate healthy nutrition and fitness with dry/ bland foods that are both unappetizing and bad tasting. This is not the case. Make it fun! Find ways to cook the meals you love a healthier way and with great taste. Being in the Fire Service we all take pride in our cooking skills. It’s not easy eating healthy all the time, nor is it always  cheaper. But, there are ways!

Philly Fire’s Motivated Fitness is here to help guide you through the process. Our 15 Motivated Fitness Trainers are certified to help you not only meet your fitness goals, but your nutritional goals as well. We have registered nutritionist and dieticians on hand. All part of Local 22’s Health Plan to provide you and your family with a healthier lifestyle!

We have a list of businesses we have worked with in the past and by logging on to ibxpress.com you can find the location of registered dieticians in our area covered by your IBC Health Insurance.

Our programs are free to members and our dependents. Our goals are to keep our members and families fit for active lifestyles while active members and keep them happy and healthy well into our retirement. For more information:

Contact us at 215-440-4433 or link at www.pfmfitness.com

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