Want to lose a few pounds in 2012?
Then it may be time to put down the cookies and eggnog and hit the gym. The Shands Fitness and Wellness Center, located on Southwest 13th Street in the Shands at UF south campus parking garage building, is a great place to get in shape in 2012. It is staffed by credentialed exercise specialists. And unlike most gyms in Gainesville, it has a medical fitness program through which members can obtain supervised workouts designed specifically around any medical issues. Memberships are open to UF and Shands employees as well as the public. Plans start at $19.99 per month, and everyone is eligible for a free seven-day trial. Call 352-733-0834 for more information.