Community Health Education Highlights August September 2021

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10.25.2021 7:30 am - 5:30 pm


10.26.2021 7:30 am - 5:30 pm


10.27.2021 7:30 am - 5:30 pm


10.27.2021 7:30 am - 5:30 pm


10.28.2021 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Josh Firack, ACSM EP-C, LMT

Year started with Tribe: 2018


Josh Firack is a 1996 graduate of Northern Michigan University with a B.S. degree in Health and Fitness Management.  Josh was first certified as a personal trainer in 1997 through the National Strength & Conditioning Association

and he maintained that certification until 2014.  He is well versed in many facets of the health and fitness industry, as he has experience as a personal trainer, physical therapy aid, massage therapist and exercise physiologist. 

Josh has also managed outpatient physical therapy clinics as well as commercial fitness centers and has been the owner of a fitness center.  He has worked with individuals ranging from 13 to 97 years of age, all with different

physical capacities as well as various fitness/wellness goals.


Josh has been with the Sault Tribe Physical Activity Program since its beginning in 2018.  These are some of his certifications and licenses:

·         1996 B.S. Health & Fitness Management

·         2013 Licensed Massage Therapist

·         2018 ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist

·         2019 Certified Functional Aging Specialist

·         2019 Certified Functional Movement Systems FMS 1


·         2021 RAD Mobility and Recovery Specialist

Services provided by Josh Firack, ACSM EP-C, LMT:

Fitness Center
The Sault Tribal Health Program promotes an active, healthy lifestyle and believes regular exercise is essential to good health. The Big Bear Fitness Center is located on the second floor between the two ice arenas and is surrounded by a 0.1 mile walking track. The indoor track surrounds the fitness center and is available for use during Big Bear hours of operation.


Health Education
Located in the Sault Tribe’s Community Health Department, Sault Tribe’s Health Education Services develop and implement effective health promotion and chronic disease prevention programs in order to increase the health of individuals, families, and communities across the Sault Tribe seven county service area. Health education staff focus on promoting, maintaining, and restoring the health of our community members.

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