Wellness Program’s 2nd Annual “Couch to 5k” Training – Aug. 2 – Sept. 13

Local 103 Wellness Program’s 2nd Annual “Couch-to-5K” Training and Wellness Series, Thursdays, August 2 – September 13

The Local 103, I.B.E.W Wellness Program is pleased to announce the 2nd annual “Couch-to-5K” Training and Wellness Series for Participants will be held each Thursday evening from August 2 – September 13 at 5pm at the IBEW Local 103 Union Hall in Dorchester.

The program, to be led by Kaitlyn Gambino Sherman, RN, Wellness Coordinator, is designed to assist individuals at all levels of fitness. She will lead exercise sessions – stretching, walking, and running each Thursday, and will also be available to answer questions Participants may have regarding exercising and general wellness.

In addition to the Couch-to-5K exercise sessions each week, which will run approximately 20 minutes, a general wellness topic will also be presented each Thursday. Wellness topics to be discussed include:
8/2: Proper Footwear/Gait Analysis
8/9: Proper Hydration
8/16: High Blood Pressure Prevention
8/23: Smoothie Demonstration & Healthy Eating
8/30: Diabetes/Pre‐Diabetes
9/6: Proper Stretching
9/13: Importance of Sleep

The Wellness Series is available to all Participants – individuals are invited to come to all of the events, or just as their personal schedule allows.  For further information, please email Kaitlyn at kgambino@TrustFunds103.com, or to sign up, call the Trust Funds Office today at 617-288-5999.

The Couch-to-5k series, will lead up to the Colon Cancer Coalition’s “Get Your Rear in Gear walk/run event on Saturday morning, September 15th at the DCR Mother’s Rest at Carson Beach, where Health Plan Participants are invited to join the Local 103 Health Plan team.