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Understanding RPE

February 6 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 PM
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February 6 | 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

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Join Crosby Wellness Center’s Megan Burditt as she explains the concept of Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE).

Have you ever questioned the intensity of your workout? Do you understand how to gauge intensity, outside of monitoring heart rate? If you’re searching for another fitness tidbit to add to your “toolkit” or are looking to better manage a disease via exercise, this workshop is for you!

Crosby Wellness Center Wellness Navigator Megan Burditt will explain the concept of Rate of Perceived Exertion (RPE) and the insights it provides while exercising.

Program note: Please dress in comfortable clothing, as this will include some physical activity, and bring your own water bottle.

This program is presented by Megan Burditt and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation in partnership with the Crosby Wellness Center.

About the Presenter:  

Megan Burditt is passionate about bridging the gap between healthcare and fitness and working in medically integrated programs. She received a bachelors in Exercise Science from USF and is a registered Exercise Physiologist with the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). In Tampa Bay, she gained experience in corporate/worksite health promotion and hospital-based medical fitness programs with BayCare Health System. Her passion lies in empowering individuals and doctors to utilize exercise for disease management and prevention. She was recently promoted to Wellness Navigator at the Crosby Wellness Center, and she will be overseeing the fitness Pillar of the new, comprehensive wellTogether program.

A community health initiative of the Winter Park Health Foundation, wellTogether offers a clinically integrated approach to sustainable, long-term health improvement through a focus on three Pillars: Fitness, Behavior Change, and Nutrition.

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