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RxEx Medical Programming

We are resuming RxEx Medical Programing on July 20. The Aquatic program will not be available at this time.

We work with a variety of medical conditions to educate the participant, while teaching self-monitoring skills and progressing them toward independent exercise.

These programs utilize staff who have the Exercise is Medicine credential through the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). ACSM sets the industry standard for current exercise guidelines, both clinical and non-clinical. This credential is designed to help exercise professionals work effectively as a member of the extended healthcare team, provide exercise guidance to individuals with the most common chronic diseases, and utilize behavioral support strategies to help a patient successfully integrate regular physical activity into their lives. To receive this credential you must have both a bachelor's degree in a health and exercise science related field and hold at least one NCCA accredited fitness certification.

If you have questions, please contact:

Michael Campbell

Michael Campbell
Fitness Coordinator
mcampbell [at] augustahealth.com
(540) 332-5527

RxEx Program

This is a monitored medical program, with three main subsects: Cancer Rx, Prehab, and Cardiac Phase III. We work with specific clientele who need more specialized programming and monitoring before independent exercise.

Program Overview
  • Health assessment to gauge baseline fitness functioning.
  • (8) small group, half hour sessions with Exercise Specialist for a basic exercise plan.
  • Includes 8 weeks of membership at Augusta Health Fitness.

Trainer working with a memberRxEx Joint (Prehab)

Emphasis is on strengthening and improving range of motion heading into surgery. Referral is through your orthopedic surgeon. The first 4 weeks of program are scheduled with staff twice per week, with the following 4 weeks completed on your own.

RxEX Cancer

Free to anyone who is undergoing or undergone treatment in the past 6 months at the Augusta Health Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders. Referral is through your oncologist. Programming is conducted by a certified Cancer Exercise Trainer over an 8 week period, meeting twice per week for first 4 weeks (8 sessions) followed by weekly check-ins for the next 4 weeks.

RxEx Cardiac

This program comes at your completion of Cardiac Rehab Phase II at the Augusta Health Heart & Vascular Center. Emphasis is on continuing the program designed by cardiac rehab staff, with an introduction to resistance training for muscular strength and endurance.

RxEx Plus

Trainer working with a memberThis program is more individualized and involves more exercise progression. Many individuals who could benefit, include but are not limited to, those diagnosed from hypertension or other cardiovascular diseases, overweight/obesity, (pre)diabetes, orthopedic concerns, or post-joint replacement. We work one-on-one with clients to develop workouts tailored to their unique movement patterns and fitness needs.

Program Overview
  • Consult and Functional Movement Screening to assess movement patterns and prescribe exercise.
  • Tanita scale assessment
  • (3) one-on-one, half hour sessions with EIM Personal Trainer for an individualized exercise plan
  • Includes 8 weeks of membership at Augusta Health Fitness.

Keep The Momentum Going—Continue With Your Personal Trainer

Have your enrollment fee waived when you sign up for your Augusta Health Fitness membership and purchase any of our personal training package:

4 – ½ hour sessions

4 – 1 hour sessions
8 – ½ hour sessions8 – 1 hour sessions
16 – ½ hour sessions16 – 1 hour sessions

Benefits of Personal Training

  • Goal setting
  • Accountability
  • Avoid injury with safe programming
  • Motivation
  • Exercise Progression
  • Break through plateaus
  • Efficiency
  • Establish lifelong habits
  • Reduce Boredom