Getting Help

Personal Fitness Training

With today’s hectic lifestyles, finding time to stay fit and active can be a challenge. Therefore, maximizing your efforts and time are essential. Consulting a personal trainer is an excellent opportunity to assist you in reaching your fitness goals.

U of A faculty and staff members can access 2 hours of personal fitness consultation at no cost. Please access the Fitness Consultation Service overview for more information. To make an appointment with a trainer, contact our Assistance Program provider, Homewood Health.

Nutritional Counselling

Do you have concerns about your nutrition? Does your busy schedule cause you to make poor nutritional choices? Are you concerned about your weight, cholesterol levels, heart health or diabetes?
You are eligible to access up to two hours of personalized nutritional education, at no cost, with a Dietitian/Nutritionist who can:

  • assess your current situation
  • make recommendations
  • assist in building an action plan
  • menu planning ideas

Access a the Nutritional Counselling service overview to learn more.To arrange an appointment with a Dietitian/Nutritionist, contact our Assistance Program provider, Homewood Health.

Jumpstart your Wellness

Jumpstart your Wellness is a self-directed program with initial coaching consultation that provides healthy solutions for wellness, ongoing lifestyle, productivity, work life, and behaviour change. Jumpstart your Wellness participants have access to new online health libraries containing articles and resource materials by health and wellness professionals, supplemented by a program workbook.  

To access this program, please create an account on Homeweb.