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Sunday, July 8, 2012

Be an 'Olympic' contender at Audrey Moore RECenter at Wakefield

Can’t get to the London Olympics but still want to do something sort of Olympics-related right here in Annandale?

You can participate in one or more of the events in the “Audrey Moore Olympics” at the Audrey Moore RECenter at Wakefield Park. You won’t get a gold medal—or cereal endorsement—but if you complete all the activities in one of the events, your name could be randomly selected for a fitness-related prize from a local retailer.

Here are the events and required activities:

Aquatics—Swim a cumulative of five laps in the pool and take a drop-in aquatics class in deep-water exercise, aerobic water exercise, water walking, or arthritis water exercise. If you can’t swim, sign up for swimming lessons at the front desk.

Prize: gift basket from Suit Up Now.


Flexibility—Take four different mind-body classes or take six of the same mind-body classes and do one of the following: meet with a personal trainer to get a movement screening, meet with a fitness attendant to set up a free Fitlinxx stretching list and complete it five times, meet with a fitness attendant to beef up for your current Fitlinxx stretching program and complete it five times, or keep a workout log of your stretching routine.


Relevant classes include basic, power, Hatha, Vinyasa, gentle, or chair yoga; abs and back stretch; meditation; Pilates; Tai Chi; and balance and beyond.

Prize: $25 gift card from Lululemon.

Strength—Take four different strength-based classes or six of the same class, such as sculpt, strength, tone; pump plus; mix it up—strength; fit to the core; abs and back stretch; total tone and core; body pump; TRX;  fitness for women; fitness for teens; and hoopnautic.

You’ll also need to meet with a trainer to go through a personalized workout routine, meet with a fitness attendant to set up a free Fitlinxx program or beef up your current program and complete four workouts; or keep a workout log and have four of your completed workouts evaluated.

Prize: gift basket from Fitlinxx.

Cardio—Take four different cardio-based classes or six of the same class, such as cardio sculpt, gentle cardio, cycle spin/challenge, 100 percent step, mix it up: cardio, hi/lo, dance sweat move, Zumba, Piloxing, cycle spin performance, or turbo kick.

In addition, meet with a trainer to go through a personalized cardio workout routine, meet with a fitness attendant and complete five Fitlinxx workouts, keep a workout log and record five of your cardio workouts.
Prize: Gift card and coaching session from Metro Run and Walk.

Nutrition—Keep a food journal, complete a nutrition quiz, meet with a personal trainer to evaluate your food journal, and determine your daily calorie intake.

Prize: Gift basket from Healthway Natural Foods.

When you complete an event, you’ll to fill out a form, have the appropriate RECenter staff member sign it, and turn it in by Aug. 12.

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