Fitness Starts Now

Fitness Starts Now is designed to initiate physical changes and a healthy lifestyle though proper nutrition and exercise.  This 12 week camp is designed for those that may have been “left behind” and as a results are in danger of diseases such as obesity, diabetes, etc.. They may not be involved in sports or other active recreational activities. They may not have had the opportunity to learn how activity and nutrition affect their life. Our goal is to expose the wide scope of health and fitness to these kids in order to help them embrace health and fitness throughout their lives.  Participation will not only focus on external changes, but will contribute to the positive growth of one’s self esteem, self confidence, and emotional well being.  Click here to view our 2012 Fitness Starts Now Team!

Program Cost:  $499 (Discounts Available for members of Bootcamp RDFT, Tri-D Fitness, and Shift Fitness)

PFK Scholarships are available for the Fitness Starts Now program.

Program Design

The program is designed to first establish a baseline using a set of testing standards. We will work with each participant to set objective goals for the program. The 12 week program is comprised of the following:

• 3 mandatory seminars on nutrition, fitness, and other health related topics (parents must attend)

• 36 group exercise sessions with a wide range of exercise formats, such as cardiovascular training, weight training, Mixed Martial Arts, and functional training.

Weeks 1-3

Weeks 4-7

Weeks 8-11

Week 12

• Participants are weighed and measured on Day 1 & a reasonable weight loss goal will be determined.

• Participants will run ½ mile so that an aerobic baseline is established. Stength will be determined by performing as many push-ups as they can in 30 seconds. Starting photos of each participant will be taken and added to the website.

• Participants will take 3 small group exercise classes per week in a wide range of exercise formats.  The goal is to display the wide scope of fitness in a fun, effective environment.

• A mandatory seminar on Nutrition and Menu Planning.  Parents of participants must attend.

•  The focus of workouts is on building a cardiovascular base and safely starting an exercise program to avoid injury and/or burnout.

• Participants are weighed and measured on Day 1 of week 4. The ½ mile run and push-ups will also be performed. Progress will be noted and goals adjusted accordingly.

• They will take 3 small group exercise classes per week in a wide range of exercise formats.

• A mandatory seminar covering the Medical Research of Health in Children/Teens. Parents of participants must attend.

• The focus of workouts will be on continuing to build cardiovascular strength while adding weight bearing exercise and adding more interactive / partner workouts among the group.

• Participants are weighed and measured on Day 1 of week 8. Progress will be noted and goals adjusted accordingly.

• They will take 3 small group exercise classes per week in a wide range of exercise formats.

• A mandatory seminar on Maintaining Weight Loss and Lifelong Healthy Habits. Parents of participants must attend.

• The focus of workouts will be on making necessary adjustments to attain the goals of weight loss for each individual participant. Workouts will increase in difficulty.

• Participants are weighed and measured on Day 4 of week 12. The ½ mile run and push-ups will also be performed. Photos of each participant will be taken at their new weight and added to the website.

• Every workout this week will be a comprehensive over view of the previous weeks with an effort to ensure that each participant knows how to perform all moves effectively enough to continue working out on their own.

• A mandatory seminar summarizing the entirety of Project Fit Kid. Parents of participants must attend.

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