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Weight Loss & Sports Performance For a Healthier You!

The Exercise and Sports Nutrition Clinic provides both nutrition and fitness consultations to the TWU community as well as sports and performance-related assessments and recommendations. The clinic has been helping TWU studenst lose weight and reach health and fitness goals. If you want to be a healthier you, contact us and guidance will be on the its way!

Nutrition Packages

Wellness Package $40

Individuals are provided with information regarding their current fitness level and risk profile for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The information can be used to design an appropriate nutrition and/or exercise program or to monitor the progress of current nutrition/exercise program. The wellness package includes: cardiorespiratory fitness, resting metabolic rate, nutrition assessment, muscular fitness, body composition assessment, and blood glucose and lipid panel.

Weight-Management Program $70

The weight-loss program involves the Wellness Package for initial assessments, goal setting, and weekly meetings with professional staff for 10 sessions.

Nutrition Package $26

The nutrition package includes a one-hour nutrition evaluation and five 30-minute follow up sessions. Included in this pakcge is a personalized meal plan.

Build a Better Body $75 

Build a Better Body program includes one-on-one nutrition evaluations with a nutritionist throughout the semester where goals are set and progress is evaluated. Group meetings are also scheduled to encourage physical activity and address food myths. The program also includes free personal training sessions.

Individual Nutrition Services

Nutrition and Fitness Consultation -Free

The nutrition consult helps determine what services are needed to reach your fitness and/or body weight goals.

Nutrition Coaching $10 per session

A registered dietitian or qualified graduate student provides individual sessions to guide one to making healthier eating choices. Sessions are personalized to assist individuals in reaching personal goals.  

Resting Metabolic Rate $15

Results from the resting metabolic rate evaluation are used to determine caloric needs based on overall fitness and body weight goals. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fat micronutrient requirements are provided along with an update of current dietary recommendations.

Blood Glucose/ Lipid Panel $8

Students are sent to the Student Health Services for a fasting blood draw. The analysis is sent to the ESN Clinic to evaluate the current risk for coronary heart disease and diabetes.

Grocery Store Tour $8

A registered dietitian or qualified graduate student provides guidance for making healthy and budget-friendly options at the grocery store (Wal-Mart or Kroger).

Fitness Packages

Sports Package $40

Athletes and physically active individuals can use the information collected from the package to build a physical profile or benchmark for setting goals. Assessments include: treadmill VO2max test along with lactate threshold, nutrition assessment, body composition assessment via DXA.

Cardiovascular Fitness $20

The cardiovascular fitness assessment will involve an exercise test being performed on a treadmill or cycle ergometer. The test will determine the participant's maximal oxygen consumption (VO2max). VO2max is considered the "gold standard" for the determination of an individual's fitness level. Lactate threshold may also be included for an additional cost.

Bone Density & Body Composition Evaluation $30

Body composition is measured by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) scan which is considered to be the "gold standard" for measuring body composition. Results from the test include percent body fat, lean body fat mass, fat distribution, and total bone mineral density. Hip and spine BMD are also included.

Individual Fitness Services

Anaerobic Power Capacity Test $10

Anaerobic power and capacity are assessed by a Wingate cycle ergometer test. Results from the test will include peak power, mean power or capacity, and fatigue index.

Muscular Fitness $5

The evaluation of muscular fitness involve the assessment of endurance and flexibility. Physical challenges will include push-ups and curl-up endurance. Flexibility will be determined for the shoulders, lower back, and hamstrings.

Lactate Threshold $6

Lactate threshold is the accumulation of lactate in the blood during exercise. Lactate threshold can provide an estimation of cardiovascular fitness and anaerobic endurance. It is assessed through the collection of blood from a finger prick during different stages of the cardiorespiratory fitness or the anaerobic power test.

Body Composition/Skinfold Measurement $7

The body composition assessment involves the measurement of skinfold thickness at three to seven different body sites. Circumference measurements are also included.

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