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Mountainside Fitness Partners with Sonora Quest Laboratories to Offer Customized Wellness Testing to Health Club Members

08:13 EDT 1 Aug 2017 | PR Newswire

TEMPE, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mountainside Fitness and Sonora Quest Laboratories have collaborated to offer a select menu of wellness screens and health profiles to Mountainside Fitness members, empowering them to take control of their health by ordering certain lab tests on their own. These tests are available through Sonora Quest Laboratories' My Lab ReQuest service which, per Arizona law, allows consumers to order lab tests from a licensed clinical laboratory without physician orders.

Mountainside Fitness members will have the opportunity to order any of the following tests through this partnership:

  • Cardio Health Screen (Lipid Panel including Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, VLDL and Triglycerides)
  • Diabetes Health Screen (Glucose)
  • Men's Complete Health Profile (Lipid Panel, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Diabetes Screen, and PSA Screen)
  • Women's Complete Health Profile (Lipid Panel, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, Diabetes Screen, and Thyroid Screen)
  • Hemoglobin A1c
  • Testosterone, Total (Adult Male)
  • Testosterone, Total (Women/Children)
  • Testosterone, Total & Free
  • Vitamin D, 25-Hydroxy

"Health and wellness are the cornerstones of the Mountainside Fitness organization.  To be able to provide expanded services, which include blood testing, to our members is just another example of how we want to continue to support their health and fitness goals," noted Tom Hatten, founder and CEO of Mountainside Fitness.

Hatten added, "Health insights that were once only available to top-level athletes, we can now offer to our members. Sonora Quest Laboratories will arm our customers with inside information on their health that will allow them to optimize their training at our facilities."

Christina Noble, VP of Business Development with Sonora Quest, said, "As Sonora Quest continues to empower consumers to take more control over their own health, we are proud to partner with Mountainside Fitness and provide a solution that allows their members to play a more active role in managing their health. In this new era of personalized health care consumerism, My Lab ReQuest gives consumers more choice and flexibility in a convenient, efficient and confidential way."

Mountainside Fitness is a home-grown success story that was started by an Arizona State University student with a small fitness center in Ahwatukee in 1991. The founder turned his sweat equity and hands-on operational efforts into a successful health club with 14 locations around Greater Phoenix and more than 60,000 active members. Just recently, Mountainside Fitness opened at the award-winning and stunning Marina Heights development along Tempe Town Lake.

About Mountainside Fitness
Mountainside Fitness is Arizona's premier and privately owned health club currently operating more than 14 locations & 75,000 active members in the Phoenix Metropolitan area. Established in 1991 by Valley native Tom Hatten, Mountainside Fitness is proud to offer guests more than 80 group fitness classes per week, state-of-the-art fitness equipment, on-site childcare, complimentary towel service and a wide range of amenities with friendly service, at an affordable price. Mountainside Fitness is dedicated to helping members achieve their goals by offering a team of committed professionals, beautifully appointed full-service locker rooms, the option for executive treatment with personal lockers and laundry service, complimentary Wi-Fi, and the M Café - an all-natural juice bar serving fresh juices, tasty smoothies, and healthy snacks. To learn more about Mountainside Fitness, visit mountainsidefitness.com or download the mobile app--search on iTunes or Google Play for Mountainside Fitness.

About Sonora Quest LaboratoriesSonora Quest Laboratories, a joint venture between Banner Health and Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), is part of the nation's largest integrated laboratory system with approximately 3,100 employees serving more than 23,000 patients every day throughout Arizona. Sonora Quest Laboratories is the market share leader in clinical laboratory testing in Arizona, performing more than 60 million diagnostic tests per year. Sonora Quest Laboratories offers a local comprehensive test menu which encompasses routine, molecular, prescription drug monitoring, cytogenetic, and pathology testing services. Ninety-eight percent of all testing is performed at our primary testing facilities located in Tempe, Tucson, Flagstaff, Prescott and Yuma. Sonora Quest Laboratories is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) which is the gold standard in laboratory accreditation, helping laboratories to maintain accuracy of test results and ensure accurate patient diagnosis. This accreditation ensures the highest standard of care for all laboratory patients as CAP inspectors examine laboratory staff qualifications, equipment, facilities, safety program and records, and overall management. www.sonoraquest.com.

MEDIA CONTACTSSonora Quest Laboratories
480.998.2600
Gabby Soto, gsoto@lavidge.com

Mountainside Fitness
480.495.3806
Jennifer Parks-Sturgeon, jparks-sturgeon@rosemoserallynpr.com

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