(PRWEB) February 6, 2006 -- www.2ndWindExercise.com
– 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment, the leading retail fitness company, today announced its support of a Minnesota-based program to bring a health and educational fitness program to parents and youths, ages 8 to 14.
“ We are proud to be partnering with the Children’s Physician Network and Kohl’s PowerCubed Exercise Medicine at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota to bring their health and fitness educational expertise to Minnesota familie... ”
The program, dubbed Kinergy “Fit Rules!” will debut on February 9, at 7:00 (pm) at 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment locations in Woodbury. Additional programs will be offered in Maple Grove.
Woodbury 2nd Wind
1505 Queens Dr
Woodbury, Minnesota 55125
Maple Grove 2nd Wind
16445 County Road 30
Maple Grove, Mn 55311
“We are proud to be partnering with the Children’s Physician Network and Kohl’s PowerCubed Exercise Medicine at Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota to bring their health and fitness educational expertise to Minnesota families,” said Dick Enrico, ceo, 2nd Wind Exercise Equipment.
The Kinergy “Fit Rules!” program will provide parents and kids with more knowledge about what and how they could eat, along with regular physical activity, to develop a long-lasting and healthy lifestyle
Noted Physiologist and Nutritionist, Dr. Dan Halvorsen will lead the sessions, aided by professionals from Kohl’s PowerCubed Exercise Medicine clinic located at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, MN.
“Childhood obesity continues to be a serious health problem for an increasing number of our youth,” said Dan Halvorson, phd. According to a recent annual preventative services audit conducted by Children’s Physician Network, children’s body mass index today run between 28 and 31 percent, indicating that about 30 percent of the kids in our area are overweight.”
Kinergy “Fit Rules!” will include educational seminars, web and videos for parents and kids to learn
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steps for healthy eating and activity.
The program will feature a 90 minute session, one night per week, for three weeks for children and their parents. The first course will combine age-appropriate exercise with education
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and goal setting. Children’s Physician Network will facilitate registration and follow-ups with participants.
For more information and to register call (952) 931-3500.
All information is strictly confidential and adheres to HIPPA guidelines for patient privacy.
About 2nd Wind
2nd Wind Exercise Equipment is a retail fitness company that was founded in 1992. Today, with 56 retail stores and an "award winning" commercial division, 2nd Wind has become one of the most successful and respected fitness dealers in the country with projected sales this year in excess of 80 Million. Dick Enrico, the company’s CEO, is currently the spokesperson for the Minnesota Diabetes Association, a strong supporter of Big Brothers and Big Sisters, The Boys and Girls Club, Youth Frontiers, and many other local charities.
Visit 2nd Wind at http://www.2ndWindExercise.com
About Children’s Physician Network
Children’s Physician Network (CPN) is a Minnesota non-profit organization. The mission of CPN is to enhance the value of care to children by improving services, supporting pediatric health care professionals and adding a pediatric voice to health care. CPN is affiliated with Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota.
Visit CPN at http://www.cpnonline.org/
2nd Wind Exercise Equipment
7585 Equitable Dr
Eden Prairie, MN 55344