The day started heath screenings to check blood sugar, blood pressure, oxygen levels and pulse, then you could hit the gym to get some one-on-one exercise instruction. Those involved say getting some real football stars, and Terre Haute natives, involved can get a lot of people excited about fitness. “It wakes people up to see that there are ways that you can eat healthy, with our healthy lunch I goes on, and that fitness should be a big part of everyone’s life. Obesity has been a really big problem in we want the community to come together and get a grip on everything,” said Jaci Pabst of Blast Inc.
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Second edition of Girls Fitness Championships starts on Sunday
Baratta, who won or placed at many bodybuilding contests in the 1950s, also performed at the State Fair. He remained competitive into his 40s and won the Mr. California masters title in 1972. He mentored many fitness enthusiasts at his Sacramento health clubs on Madison Avenue, Howe Avenue and Florin Road.
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Obituary: Fitness entrepreneur Joseph Baratta, 81, owned Jack LaLanne’s health clubs in Sacramento
The winner of the competition stands to win a designer watch along with a cash prize of Dh100,000 while the second and third place finishers will receive Dh50,000 and Dh40,000 respectively. Those coming in 12th to 15th will each receive Dh4,000. Each participant will have to pay an entry fee of Dh80 every time she enters the contest, while students will get an entry fee rebate and will be allowed to enter for Dh20 each time. The competition will take place Insanity Workout behind closed doors at various venues in Dubai including Zabeel Ladies Club in Zabeel, Dubai Ladies Club in Jumeirah and the Higher College of Technology in Al Ghusais. The idea behind this unique competition is to get women and girls involved in physical fitness that will ultimately aim towards a healthy society, as per the vision of Shaikh Majid.
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