Podcast Discusses Developing an Adaptive Fitness Routine
Lisa Eagen, Lead Exercise Physiologist in Shepherd Center's ProMotion Fitness Center, joins the latest episode of Shepherd Center Radio.
As the first month of the new year comes to a close, Shepherd Center Radio is taking a look at how to keep those health and fitness resolutions going strong throughout 2020.
Lisa Eagen, Lead Exercise Physiologist in Shepherd Center's ProMotion Fitness Center, joins for a new podcast discussing how to approach sticking to a fitness routine that meets your needs after injury.
Download the podcast as an audio file above, or access it at shepherd.org/radio.
Lisa describes challenges to maintaining a routine, adaptive equipment and getting family and loved ones involved as you make fitness a habit. She also discusses Shepherd Center’s approach to helping individuals create a routine that addresses their goals and what they enjoy doing.
“I think it’s important for people to understand that no matter what your disability, you can continue a routine,” Lisa said. “Just keep moving, stay active and search for things that are available for you out there.”
To listen to this podcast, and past episodes of Shepherd Center Radio, visit shepherd.org/radio.
Shepherd Center, located in Atlanta, Georgia, is a private, not-for-profit hospital specializing in medical treatment, research and rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injury, brain injury, multiple sclerosis, spine and chronic pain, and other neuromuscular conditions. Founded in 1975, Shepherd Center is ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the top 10 rehabilitation hospitals in the nation. In its more than four decades, Shepherd Center has grown from a six-bed rehabilitation unit to a world-renowned, 152-bed hospital that treats more than 740 inpatients, nearly 280 day program patients and more than 7,100 outpatients each year in more than 46,000 visits.