Seeking a fun and affordable way to get back on track with your health? Join the 4th Annual New Bedford Fitness Challenge - a fun and affordable, 6-week challenge designed to help participants get fit, lose weight, develop better eating habits, improve overall wellness, and earn some great prizes!
The annual challenge engages locations citywide to offer different fitness, nutrition, and wellness classes. For a one-time registration fee of just $5.00, challengers get access to everything on the calendar! This includes aerobics and spin classes, running and rowing classes, yoga, meditation, mindfulness, martial arts, nutrition classes, health screenings, and more. (Classes are suitable for all fitness/athletic levels.)
The challenge begins with its official kickoff on Saturday, February 3rd from 11:00am - 3:00pm at the New Bedford YMCA, located at 25 South Water Street. The kickoff will offer fitness classes, nutrition tips, light food, chair massages, door perks, and more. The challenge will then run for six weeks concluding with a wrap-up and awards celebration on March 18th.
Participants may join as an individual or with a team. All ages will participate, but must be at least 16 years old. Registration will take place at the kickoff on February 3rd or online at www.newbedfordfitnesschallenge.com. Individuals may also register at the first class they attend. You do not need to be a New Bedford resident.
The New Bedford Fitness Challenge is a collaborative effort organized by various individuals to include Ashley Bendiksen Consulting, City of New Bedford Parks Recreation & Beaches, Dartmouth Total Fitness, Hawthorn Medical, Mass in Motion New Bedford, New Bedford Boys & Girls Club, New Bedford Wellness Initiative, Southcoast Health, Track + Channel, YMCA SouthCoast, and Yulong Tai Chi Chuan.
For more information visit www.newbedfordfitnesschallenge.com or find the challenge on Facebook at www.facebook.com/nbfitnesschallenge. You may also email email@example.com.
11:00am-11:30am: Welcome and Registration, Live Music Performances, Light Food
11:30am-12:15pm: Insanity (fitness class) with Jennie Gomes
12:45pm-1:30pm: Nutrition and cooking class led by Henry Bousquet
2:00pm-2:45pm: Tai Chi with David Chosid
Chair massages and a chance to try a Track + Channel WaterRower will also be available throughout the day.