Exercise / Fitness

Workouts are often derailed by a lack of time or motivation. Atlantic Health System’s fitness assessment can help you determine if your daily routine includes enough physical activity to support a healthy lifestyle. You’ll also learn tips for beginning or maintaining a successful exercise program on a busy schedule. Take the fitness assessment >






Exercise/Fitness Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

New Vitality: Introduction to Zumba® Gold
Dance your way to increased stamina, balance and fitness with this fun, three-session introductory class featuring international rhythms.
Fee: $15 for all three weeks
SAGE Eldercare, 290 Broad Street, Conference Room, Summit, NJ
For information, dates and to register, call 1-844-472-8499.
 
Wellness and Performance Exercise Program
An exercise physiologist will develop a customized workout routine that fits your lifestyle.
Fees: $65 per month
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 550 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ
For more information, please call 908-522-2215.
 
QiGong for Wellness
This weekly class includes gentle movements, self-massage, and meditation.
Overlook Medical Center, Oncology Conference Room, 5th Floor
For more information including dates and times, please call 980-522-6168.
 
AlterG Anti-Gravity Treadmill® Trial
The anti-gravity treadmill allows you to exercise weightlessly, reducing stress on your legs. This can benefit athletes recovering from an injury or patients with pain that limits their movements.
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 550 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ
For more information and to schedule a free trial, please call 908-522-2215.
 
Golf Performance Screening
Receive a golf swing analysis and customized exercises to improve your game. Different packages and individual sessions are available.
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 550 Central Avenue, New Providence, NJ
For more information and to schedule an appointment, please call 908-522-2215.
 
Chambers Center by PALM Health
Our state-of-the-art, personalized medicine clinic and wellness club offers a comprehensive range of medical, preventive care, mental health, fitness, nutrition, spa and therapeutic services designed to improve overall well-being. Learn more >
 
Gentle Yoga for Cancer Patients and Survivors
For cancer patients and survivors only, this ancient system of bodywork and healing includes exercise, stretching and breathing to promote awareness and spirituality and calm the psyche. A brief meditation period will end each session.
Mondays; 10:00 to 11:00am
Overlook Medical Center, Oncology Conference Room, 5th Floor
For more information, specific dates and to register, please call 908-522-6168.


Exercise/Fitness Articles

AHA News: The Road to Better Exercise Might Be in Your Playlist

TUESDAY, Oct. 15, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Music may be just what you need to stick with an exercise program – and picking the right tunes could even improve performance.

Federal exercise guidelines recommend people get at least two and a half hours of moderate-intensity aerobic activity, or 75 minutes of vigorous activity, each week. For those who don't love the act of exercising, those totals can seem like a tall order.

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