Living Lean - Weight Management

Baton Rouge General offers a unique 3-month weight management program called Living Lean. This leads to optimal health through the use of real, whole foods and a customized fitness program. We work with clients to help them reach their goals safely and prevent chronic health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes from developing. Clients are provided with education and training that includes:

  • Individualized plans for whole foods nutrition, functional exercise and behavior changes
  • Tools to learn how to sustain and maintain a new healthy way of living
  • Ongoing consultations and education
  • Frequent evaluations of eating habits and exercise regimens to ensure safe progress towards your goals

The Living Lean program brings together the necessary elements for lifelong successful weight management and health restoration. Clients will receive:


  • Two body composition analyses that provide comprehensive diagnostic data essential in monitoring health (each analysis includes measurements of total lean body mass, body fat mass, total water, resting metabolic rate and body mass index)
  • Eight consultations with a registered dietitian
  • Two cholesterol and glucose screenings that allow the registered dietitian to further customize a nutrition plan to reduce the risk of heart disease and diabetes
  • Two body circumference measurements and total body weight data to determine fat gain/loss and/or predict the risk for developing certain chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes
  • Customized meal plans based on information obtained during consultations with our registered dietitian
  • Biweekly review of food log
  • Delicious healthy recipes


  • Two, 3-D postural evaluations that analyze every deviation in your body from head to toe in inches and degrees
  • Two Arthrokinematic Assessments, which evaluate the levels of flexibility in the major joints of your body
  • Two Osteokinematic Assessments, which evaluate how well you are standing and how efficient your spine flexes, extends, rotates and bends
  • Report that identifies postural, biomechanical, and spinal imbalances so you know exactly what, how and when to stretch, strengthen and train your body for optimal health
  • Customized integrated training and therapy programs to ensure you reach your goals in the most effective and efficient way possible
  • One-on-one training sessions with fitness specialists in the BRG Fitness Center
  • Two aerobic step tests used to formulate specific heart rate zone training programs
  • Two customized corrective exercise programs
  • Two individualized corrective flexibility/mobility programs
  • 22 one-on-one workout sessions with a fitness specialist
  • A pedometer and Polar heart rate monitor

To learn more about Living Lean, contact Baton Rouge General's Health & Wellness Center at (225) 819-1175.

Some individuals may need medical intervention to address their weight issues. If you are interested in weight loss surgery, ask us about our bariatric program, which includes a weight loss surgery seminar, ongoing support, and finance options.