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BEST U is a comprehensive program designed for St. Luke's employees, spouses, and dependents 18 years or older with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or greater. Weekly classes provide tools for behavior change and empower you to achieve healthy weight and lifestyle goals.

Program Goals

  • Learn positive behaviors to support a healthy lifestyle
  • Reduce body weight by 5%
  • Increase physical activity to 150 minutes per week

Program Components

  • Two one-on-one consultations with a registered dietitian
  • Virtual group classes led by a St. Luke's team of experts
    • Required orientation
    • 16 weekly sessions, currently held Tuesdays from 5-6 p.m.
    • Feedback on weight and activity tracking
  • Physical activity coaching

Cost

$250

St. Luke's employees, spouses, and dependents 18 and older enrolled in the St. Luke's Health System Employee Health Care Plan with a BMI of 30 or higher qualify for up to $200 in rebates upon successful completion of the Best U program requirements:

  • Rebate 1: $50 for tracking food intake five days per week for the first month
  • Rebate 2: $100 for attending 14 of 16 classes plus two registered dietitian visits
  • Rebate 3: $50 for submitting your weight each week for six months

Steps to Enroll

  1. Create a MyFitnessPal™ account
  2. Register online
  3. Attend online orientation — first class
  4. Continue to virtually attend classes each week (view the schedule here)

Call (208) 381-8400 or email HealthyU with any questions.