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Medical Fitness Programs

Exercise is Medicine

The Exercise is Medicine program at the UT Health East Texas provides a unique opportunity for individuals to receive a FREE 2-week pass to a local UT Health East Texas Olympic Center after meeting with a degreed and certified exercise specialist for an initial fitness assessment, goal development, and exercise prescription. To qualify, participants must be referred by their physician. Click here to find the referral form and more information about the program.

Forward Motion

Forward Motion is a unique exercise program specifically designed to address the needs of patients recently discharged from outpatient rehabilitation or membership candidates who need additional support starting an exercise program. This program offers an additional level of supervision from our program coordinators allowing for a safe transition to an independent exercise program. Please call for our current class schedule. Program cost is $50/month. Call 903-596-3233 for more information or click here to view a program flier.


GenFit is a youth fitness program designed for children 11-17 years of age. Participation in the program helps your child develop healthy lifestyle habits that will last a lifetime. Participants receive a personalized exercise program as well as guidance and support from our degreed and certified exercise specialists. Participants may access the fitness area of UT Health East Texas Olympic Center Tyler seven days a week during normal operating hours. Program cost is $35 per month. Click here to view the program flier. Interested participants should have their physician complete the GenFit physician release form and present the form to a fitness team member or fax to 903-596-3479. The program is also available at UT Health East Texas Olympic Center Lake Palestine.

Fit For Two

Fit for Two is a prenatal fitness program that helps expecting mothers prepare for childbirth. Our program offers overall physical conditioning, including low impact aerobics, stretching, toning, water fitness and yoga. Program cost is $55/month for non-members or $10/month for members. Interested participants should have their physician complete our Fit For Two release form and present this form to a fitness team member or fax to 903-596-3479. Click here to view the Fit for Two program flier.

Lite-4-Life Weight Management

Lite-4-Life is a 13-week program offering a comprehensive approach to weight management through lifestyle change and behavioral modification. Lite-4-Life is overseen by a credentialed team of health and fitness professionals. Click here to view the Lite-4-Life program flier.

Program features:

  • Fifteen personal training sessions with a certified personal trainer
  • Six bi-monthly group educational sessions
  • Pre- and post-program fitness assessment
  • Full-access membership to the UT Health Olympic Center

For more information on any of these programs, please call 903-596-3233 or fill out the online form below.

Medical Fitness Program Information Request