Wellness Services in Piatt County
Kirby Medical Center’s Preventative Healthcare Program
At Kirby, we’re dedicated to your whole health. That’s why
we offer wellness programs and services to keep you feeling your best
year-round. From weight loss support to exercise classes and more, we
can help you live your healthiest life.
Leave each Wellness Service appointment with a new insight and excitement
to start new behavior goals. Create and clarify your definition of optimal
health and wellbeing. Feel you are living each day fully and actively
taking steps to live your healthiest and happiest life. Set 3 month goals
to encourage progress and momentum. Set weekly behavior goals that are
small stepping stones toward your 3 month goals. Reflect and acknowledge
strengths and successes. Brainstorm solutions to setbacks and barriers.
Connect with Kirby Medical Center and community resources to move forward
in health with support. The KMC Wellness Program is open to communities
served at no cost. For more information, please call 217-762-1570.
Our state-of-the-art gym, located on our Kirby Medical Center campus, accommodate
athletes of all levels and experience in any of our programs. Our programs
and workouts are designed so that anyone can step into one of our classes
and be successful. Each class will consist of a general and specific warm-up,
specific instruction on technique for that day, practice time, workout
and cool down post-workout. Visit www.kmcactive.org for more information
and class schedules.
KMC Fitness: KMC Fitness is dedicated to fitness training and uses rowers, stationary
bikes, kettlebells, medicine balls, barbells and more. KMC Fitness workouts
incorporate elements from weightlifting, gymnastics and metabolic conditioning
(cardio). Classes are designed to motivate and encourage you to reach
your fitness goals through constantly varied, functional movements like
squatting, pushing and pulling, and performed at an intensity level that
suit you best.
KMC 30: Make fitness and health fun again with our KMC 30 program. KMC 30 is
a short 30 minute, bodyweight workout designed for someone who wants to
workout in a supportive environment with low impact exercises, diverse
activities focused on improving core strength, and bringing your heart
rate to a healthy range. Each workout will have a warm-up, a workout,
and a cool down. We will also measure your resting heart rate and active
heart rate to establish a baseline and periodically check in to make sure
you are in a healthy range for your specific gender & age. Workouts
can be personalized in class to meet you where you are and help you progress
and meet your fitness goals.
KMC Endurance: This class is designed to develop general endurance, cardiorespiratory
efficiency, and stamina, bring your heart rate into a healthy range, and
helping you get in better shape. Doing a race? Get race ready for whatever
challenges lie ahead and let us help you reach your goal! Run, walk, row,
bike, repeat! Classes will be 45 minutes and will include a specific warm-up
for that day, as well as a cool down stretch to improve flexibility. We
will also work with you to improve general body-weight strength by incorporating
core and stability exercises. Join us in this fun and upbeat training
KMC Yoga: The class uses breathing techniques, exercise and meditation to help improve
health and happiness.
If you are interested in trying one of these classes before joining, or
would like to join, please call 217-762-1520 or email
www.kmcactive.org for more information and class schedules.
Meet Our Wellness Coordinator
Anna Crawford MS, RDN, LDN, CPT
NSCA Certified Personal Trainer
Kirby Wellness Trail
The Wellness Trail is a one-mile-long path open to everyone in the community.
The trail expands on Kirby’s Wellness Program and encourages healthy
lifestyles by offering opportunities to walk, run or bike. Four “Reflection
Points” are located along the trail with benches for resting or
relaxing. A bridge connects the trail to the Healing Garden and Apple
a Day Café.
Apple a Day Café
onsite café offers made-to-order selections from the grill as well as delicious and
nutritious meals for staff and visitors. Daily meal specials offer meat,
vegetable and starch options using the plate method to support healthy
lifestyle choices. Apple a Day Café has indoor and outdoor seating
and is open Monday through Friday, 6:30am-3pm.