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Ten Local Gyms Join Forces to Get Fit For A Cause

Pictured: Instructors excited to start Fit for Cancer 2017 at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Center in Clinton.  Fit for cancer 2018 will be held March 2nd and 3rd at ten local gyms. All proceeds from Fit for Cancer will benefit Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center.

February 2, 2018

The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers, HealthQuest of Hunterdon, Healthy U Fitness Studio, Hunterdon County YMCA, ASDC CrossFit, Orangetheory Fitness, KickQuest Martial Arts and Fitness, KI Training and Fitness Studio, Riegel Ridge Community Center along with Corrine Fuentes Pilates are teaming up to get Fit for a Cause in March.  Each gym will participate in a Fit for Cancer community challenge at their facilities on Saturday, March 3rd.  All funds raised will benefit Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center. Fit for Cancer is structured to be a physical challenge, but a safe one.

HealthQuest of Hunterdon located in Raritan Township, YMCA Deer Path Branch in Raritan Township, Orangtheory Fitness in Raritan Township, ASDC CrossFit in Raritan Township, KickQuest Martial Arts and Fitness in Flemington will host Fit for Cancer for their membership only.   Members of those facilities can register at their gym and participate in the three-hour challenge.  The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers in Clinton Township and Whitehouse Station, Healthy U Fitness Studio in Whitehouse Station, KI Training and Fitness Studio in Milford and Riegel Ridge Community Center in Milford will be open for non-members as well as their membership.

The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers will offer participants a morning three hour power cycle from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., an afternoon three hour power cycle class from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. (Clinton), a three hour Zumba dance class (Clinton) will also be offered from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., a Mind, Body Experience combining Barre, Tai Chi and Pilates from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Clinton), a Warrior Challenge from 8:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. or 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. which will include cardio, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility exercises (Clinton and Whitehouse), A Les Mills Combo which includes Body Pump, Step, Combat, Attack, Sh’Bam, CXWorx and Flow from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. (Whitehouse). In addition, Fit for Cancer Yoga will be offered at both Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers on Friday, March 2nd from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  The registration cost to participate is $40.00.  To register, visit www.givetohunterdonhealthcare.org/fitforcancer2018.

Healthy U Fitness Studio located in Whitehouse Station will offer on Friday, March 2nd Candlelight Yoga from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Dance/Karaoke for the special needs population.  On Saturday, March 3rd  participants can choose between two times: 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. or 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. for a three-hour workout with four classes, Pilates, TRX, Spin and Cardio/Strength Training.   To learn more and to register, call Healthy U Fitness Studio at 908-534-1961.

KI Training in Milford will offer 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Seniors Toning, 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Boot Camp/Core and 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. TRX/Kettle Bell. To register, call KI Training at 610-428-1360.

Riegel Ridge Community Center and Corrine Fuentes will offer Restorative Yoga on Friday, March 2nd from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (fee $25) and the following on Saturday, March 3rd: 8:00 a.m. Indoor Cycling, 9:00 a.m. Indoor Cycling, 9:00 a.m. Pilates, 10:00 a.m. Zumba, 11:00 a.m. Zumba and 11:00 a.m. Pilates. The cost to participate in the Saturday classes is $20 each class..  To register, call Riegel Ridge at 908-995-9260.

Over the past 13 years, Fit for Cancer has raised over $374,000 for Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center since it began. Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center is a partner of Fox Chase Cancer Center. Its comprehensive services include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical research, early detection and screening programs, support groups, educational programs, nutrition counseling, psychosocial support, complementary therapies and cancer risk assessment.

Participants are encouraged to fundraise beyond the registration fee and prizes will be given to the top fundraisers.  To register for Fit for Cancer at the Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers or for more information, visit www.givetohunterdonhealthcare.org/fitforcancer2018 or call the Hunterdon Healthcare Foundation at 908-788-6141.




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