Ochsner and the Hornets have partnered to launch the Ochsner Bee Fit program. This program is designed to teach the importance of physical fitness and nutrition in an effort to fight childhood obesity. The online component of the program features demonstration videos with Elmwood Fitness Center trainers, recipes for healthy, kid-friendly meals and tips to lead a healthy lifestyle. The Bee Fit Web page can be viewed here.
In addition, Ochsner and the Hornets will launch Fit For Life Field Days, taking place at four elementary schools this school year and featuring organized outdoor activities that teach the importance of a healthy lifestyle. Hornets players, the Elmwood Fitness Center Mobile Fitness unit and trainers will be visiting schools to host field days for students. The field day consists of healthy exercises and tips the students can use to better learn how to be active everyday.