Physical Wellbeing Programs

Fitness Discounts

Get your fitness on! GW faculty and staff are eligible to receive special fitness discounts, including discounted membership rates at Lerner Health and Wellness Center in Foggy Bottom. Employees can only receive discounts at The Fitness Equation - up to 20% off the standard rates and 50% off the standard enrollment fee, as low as $44/month.

Quit for Life

The Quit For Life® program, brought to you by the American Cancer Society® and Alere Wellbeing, is the nation’s leading tobacco cessation program and available to GW employees, eligible dependents and students. 

Real Appeal

Real Appeal is a weight-loss support program offered through both the GW HSP and GW PPO. (You must be a plan participant to join Real Appeal and meet eligibility requirements*.) This virtual program uses live online coaching and highly interactive weekly internet videos to drive small behavior changes week by week over the course of an entire year. Participants can look forward to weekly online coaching sessions and tools, such as a Program Success Guide, Nutrition Guide with recipes, electronic food scale, fitness DVDs and resistance bands. *Real Appeal is designed to support members who have a body mass index (BMI) at 19 or greater. 

UHC Maternity Support Program

If you are pregnant and covered under a GW health plan, you are eligible (and encouraged) to participate in the UHC Maternity Support Program at no cost. Participants gain access to 24-hour toll-free call support from experienced nurses, pregnancy and childbirth educational materials, post-natal kits, individual consultation and more. You may also earn financial incentives for participating in the program.