Friday, December 18, 2009

go!FIT Greater Cleveland Challenge 2010

Tackling Cleveland winters can be tough on any schedule. We invite you to join us and go!FIT in 2010! A public health campaign to break down barriers and increase access to fitness and weight management facilities, go!FIT strives to improve the overall health and well-being of Cuyahoga County residents.

Register for go!FIT hereChallenge
Starting January 1, 2010, the go!FIT program will provide three months of free access to fitness and nutrition programs to adult Cuyahoga County residents, including free access to fitness facilities, weight management programs and educational events.

Requirements of Participants
Register online, print the confirmation and bring it to the Cuyahoga County Curves or YMCA location of your choice by January 31, 2010 (View all locations)
•Check in and exercise at least three times per week at your designated fitness location
•Have key health criteria measured weekly at your fitness location
•Engage in both fitness and nutrition components
•Complete the fitness and nutrition assessments and review with a go!FIT representative
Health Assessments
After completing the online registration, go!FIT participants will finish the registration process at their selected fitness location. The following health indicators will be measured on a weekly basis for all participants:

•Number of workouts per week
•Minutes of exercise per week
•Various quality-of-life questions
•Participation in weight management program
Additional health indicators will be measured or calculated during the campaign, including height, waist, hip and BMI.

Eligibility Criteria
Open to Cuyahoga County adult residents who are not currently members of a fitness facility, have not been members of a facility in the last 90 days and do not otherwise have free access to a fitness facility available to them through another program/employer.

Incentives and Rewards
Additional health events will be available to go!FIT participants throughout the program. Prizes will be awarded based on participation and commitment at the end of the program.

Each participant in the go!FIT Greater Cleveland program will receive:

•A free three-month membership to a Curves or YMCA location in Cuyahoga County
•Free access to the Curves weight management and nutrition program
•Discount coupons on healthy foods from Dave’s Markets
•Free access to a variety of health and nutrition classes throughout the campaign
•Free access to the Start! Daily Walking Guide, an interactive online tool that promotes healthy living and walking courtesy of the American Heart Association (When you register, use the company name go!FIT to become part of the group)
For More Information
To learn more, call 866.923.9509 or email Become a follower and fan of go!FIT on Twitter and Facebook (search "go fit Cleveland"), too.

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