Published by Trustmark on April 16th, 2019

MINNEAPOLIS April 16, 2019 -- HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, is pleased to introduce Focus – Weight loss from your point of viewsm, an eight-session program that takes a non-dieting, judgment-free approach to weight management and helps wellbeing program participants create their own personalized path to success. Focus is designed to help participants move away from diets and other weight loss solutions that are often unhealthy and unsustainable and instead move toward healthy, life-long behaviors.

“We recognize that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to weight loss. Many participants come with a long history of weight management experiences and we want to offer an option that immediately feels different – one that breaks free from the cycle of short-term diets and focuses on creating healthy habits for a lifetime,” explains HealthFitness Product Manager and Registered Dietitian, Amanda Clark. “Focuscombines the best of both worlds – a group program that leverages the power of social support and opportunities for peer learning while also allowing each person to tailor the steps they take as they create their own long-term wellbeing journey.”

Interactive Sessions Combine Wellness Elements
The Focus program is centered on a science-based behavior change model where participants break down behaviors into small steps, learning from each experience along the way. Participants apply values-based decision-making as they practice building new habits and use their understanding of motivation levels to choose appropriate action steps. The eight Focus sessions are based on national guidelines and include elements of mindfulness/presence, mindful eating, enjoyable activity, resiliency and overall wellbeing.

Sessions are highly-interactive. Each session includes a “discovery activity,” workbook, and toolkit to help participants better understand their individual challenges and opportunities and personalize their experience. The emphasis is on learning how to create long-term, healthy habits.

A Flexible Solution
A flexible program design ensures Focus may be delivered on-site or via live webinar and can be combined with other site-specific initiatives. Each Focus leader participates in comprehensive training to support high-quality program delivery. Leaders guide participants through the process of practicing new habits, encouraging them to learn from each step they try and adjust their approach as needed along the way.

About HealthFitness
HealthFitness, a Trustmark company, delivers a complete and personalized wellbeing solution that is designed to make people healthier and includes the best of fitness, wellness, injury prevention and an engaging platform. HealthFitness is URAC- and NCQA-accredited and a proven leader and partner for enhancing wellbeing programs and transforming lives for the better. Parent company Trustmark provides a full spectrum of employee benefits to improve wellbeing through better health and greater financial security. For more information on HealthFitness, visit www.healthfitness.com.

Media Contact:
Andy Jacobson
Director, Strategic Communications
952.897.5257
andy.jacobson@hfit.com