Medically Referred Exercise Training

photo of Jacob Wood, Certified Personal Trainer
photo of Jeanne Franson, RN, Certified Personal Trainer

Montgomery County Memorial Hospital offers Medically Referred Exercise Training (MRET) for anyone that needs help improving their health with regular guided physical activity. Medically Referred Exercise Training is a comprehensive,individualized physical activity program that can help you lose weight and improve health outcomes.

Who provides MRET?

MRET is led by a certified personal trainer. MCMH personal trainers have earned a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a health promotion field and have obtained a Personal Training certification from an accredited institution.

Personal Trainers are also required to complete continuing education credits in order to maintain certification requirements and stay current with the latest research and findings.

Who qualifies for MRET?

Anyone qualifies with a provider referral. There are not any specific health guidelines you must meet to qualify
you for this service.

How much is MRET?

MRET is a private pay service. Insurance does not cover any cost at this time. Each session with the trainer is $15.00. Frequency and duration will depend on your initial assessment but most sessions will last 30-40 minutes.

How do I get started?

If you think MRET is right for you, talk to your doctor. After our personal trainer receives a referral from your
doctor, they will contact you to set up your initial MRET visit.

[Contact Jacob Wood, Certified Personal Trainer, at (712) 623-6462 or Click here to send an email The email you send will go to for more information!]

[Contact Jeanne Franson, RN, Certified Personal Trainer, at (712) 623-7205 or Click here to send an email The email you send will go to for more information!]