“With millions suffering from chronic conditions and emotional health challenges, this timely partnership will help provide the relevant and impactful classes, and social motivation, for those who need it.”—Daniel Freedman, Co-CEO, BurnAlong
April 30, 2020—With today’s global health challenge keeping people at home and separated from the health and wellness classes and social support they need, BurnAlong, the leading digital wellness and social motivation company and the MedFit Network and MedFit Education Foundation have partnered to connect people online with the specialty professionals—and social support—that is so critical during this time.
Through this partnership, MedFit Network professionals are now able to make their online video classes available on BurnAlong, and the 100’s of health and wellness professionals already on BurnAlong will now be able to join the MedFit Network, helping give millions who need it access online to physical and emotional wellness classes to support chronic conditions including diabetes, arthritis, cancer, Parkinson’s disease, and more.
“Chronic illnesses and the health risk behaviors that cause them account for the majority of healthcare costs today,” said Lisa Dougherty, Founder of MedFit Network. “Through this strategic partnership, MedFit Network fitness professionals will join BurnAlong’s online community to provide live streamed and on-demand videos to help those with chronic disease and medical challenges not limited to arthritis, cancer, diabetes, osteoporosis, Parkinson’s disease, disabilities, women’s health (prenatal, postpartum, menopause) and more.”
BurnAlong partners with 100’s of fitness and wellness professionals around the country with a focus on improving the physical, mental, and emotional health of people of all ages, interests, and levels by connecting people with relatable online content and the built-in social support of friends and family with a unique online group class feature.
“With millions suffering from chronic conditions and emotional health challenges, this timely partnership between BurnAlong, MedFit Network, and MedFit Education Foundation will help provide the relevant and impactful classes, and social motivation, for those who need it,” said BurnAlong Co-CEO Daniel Freedman.
About the MedFit Network (MFN)
MedFit Network MedFit Network (MFN) is a both a professional membership organization for fitness and allied healthcare professionals, gyms, studios, integrative wellness centers, and students as well as a free online resource directory for the community to locate fitness and allied healthcare professionals with a background in prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation in working with those with chronic disease or medical conditions. Visit the MedFit Network website.
About the MedFit Education Foundation (MFEF)
The MedFit Education Foundation (MFEF) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) founded in 2017 dedicated to creating and facilitating education programming to empower fitness and allied healthcare professionals to work confidently with the aging population and those with chronic disease or medical conditions, disabilities, women’s health issues through online education, webinars and conferences. Visit the MedFit Education Foundation website.
BurnAlong is an online video health and wellness platform. People can take classes from a growing network of 100s of fitness and wellness professionals across 45 categories, from prenatal to seniors, from cardio and yoga to stress, adaptive workouts, and chronic conditions like arthritis and diabetes. People can take classes alone or live with others where they can see and hear each other for social motivation. BurnAlong works with leading employers, insurers, municipalities, non-profits, and health systems who provide BurnAlong for their employees, members, and patients.
Employers: Want to bring BurnAlong to your members or employees? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more.
Wellness Professionals: Want to partner with BurnAlong to provide online content to reach hundreds of thousands of people using BurnAlong? Contact email@example.com to learn more.
For press inquiries, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.