At Journey we are always doing things that other gyms don't do. For example we include nutrition, we track you down when you don't show up and we like to partner with other health professionals to bring you more resources.
We have amazing healthcare providers in our community who work hard every day to positively impact the health of our local residents. We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Janet Farwell who is a Perfusionist. She has been doing her job for over 30 years. In the interview, Janet told us about the machine that she runs and this machine essentially keeps patients alive.
A perfusionist is a healthcare professional who operates the cardiopulmonary bypass machine (heart–lung machine) during cardiac surgery and other surgeries that require cardiopulmonary bypass to manage the patient's physiological status.
We asked Janet her opinions on the problems that we try to solve with diet and exercise and Janet...
Dr. Brian Cassetta, MD, is a graduate of Georgetown University and now serves our local community, as a specialist in Internal Medicine.
When Dr. Cassetta started seeing some amazing changes in his patients, he had to know what their secret was.
Here's what Dr. Cassetta had to say:
"I have been referring my patients to Journey for high intensity interval training and dietary advice for the last 5 years. I have seen tremendous results.
I have seen weight loss of up to 100 pounds. 20 to 50 pounds is not unusual. I’ve seen patients cured of diabetes, hypertension and sleep apnea.
I’ve seen couch potatoes turn into athletes. Many people realize their dream of running a 5K or 10K for the first time.
There is certainly a huge role for medications and procedures in modern medicine but there is nothing that I can prescribe that matches the benefits of diet and exercise.
About 10 months ago I became...
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