Teens can workout at Planet Fitness for free this summer

Teens can workout at Planet Fitness for free this summer


after midnight. 3 Saturday Sunny, with a high near 90. Light south southeast wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south southwest after midnight. Sunday Sunny, with a high near 90. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Sunday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Monday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 67. Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Wednesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. 3 3 3 PLANET FITNESS IN DOTHAN IS GOING TO HOST A FREE SUMMER PROGRAM FOR TEENS AND HERE TO TELL US MORE ABOUT IT THIS MORNING 3 IS BENJAMIN WELLMAN AND HOUSTON HUGHEY. Benjamin Wellman, general manager 334-648-6324Houston Hughey, member services rep 334-791-17231) TELL US MORE ABOUT THIS FREE PROGRAM. 2) WHY IS PLANET FITNESS HOSTING THIS FREE PROGRAM FOR TEENS? 3 3) WHEN ARE THE DATES THAT THE PROGRAM RUNS?4) IF SOMEONE IS INTERESTED IN ATTENDING, DO THEY SIMPLY 3 SHOW UP OR DO 3 THEY REGISTER ONLINE IN ADVANCE?National ‘Teen Summer Challenge’ Program Invites Teenagers Ages 15 – 18 to Work Out for free fromMay 15 – September 1 3 New Research Finds 91 Percent of Teens Want to Stay Active Over the Summer, Believe Exercise Positively Impacts Mental Health, Focus and SchoolworkDothan, AL (May 15, 2019) – Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. and home of the Judgement Free ZoneA., is inviting high school teenagers ages 15 – 18á to work out for free at its Dothan and Enterprise clubs from May 15 through September 1 as part of the nationwide Teen Summer Challenge initiative. Free fitness classes specifically for teenagers will also be available Monday through Friday via certified fitness trainers.Additionally, all teens who sign up beginning May 15 are automatically entered into Planet Fitness’ Scholarship Sweepstakes. By the end of summer, 51 lucky teens across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., will be randomly selected to receive a $500 scholarship, and one teen will receive a $5,000 grand prizeáá. Teens will also have the chance to win exciting prizes on Planet Fitness’ Twitter and Instagram channels throughout the summer, such as club swag, movie tickets and wireless headphones.áááThe launch of the Teen Summer Challenge builds on a successful local program first launched last summer in New Hampshire, Planet Fitness’ home state. To sign-up, visit Planet Fitness in Dothan at 3121 Ross Clark Circle or in Enterprise at 913 Rucker Blvd. beginning May 15. Teens under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at sign-up. A FOCUS ON TEEN HEALTHThe U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently released new physical activity guidelinesáááá, which revealed that 80 percent of Americans do not currently meet the recommended amount of physical activity. The guidelines also challenge youth (ages 6 – 17) to pursue a minimum of 60 minutes of moderate-to- vigorous physical activity each day.In fact, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2017 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance Survey, 41.3 percent of high school students in Alabama do not currently meet the 60-minute daily activity threshold on at least five or more days per week. More so, 17.5 perfect of high school students in Alabama are classified as overweight, while 16.1percent are considered obese.Planet Fitness’ Teen Summer Challenge offers a solution for teenagers eager for an opportunity to stay active during the summer when school sports programs, gym classes or after school activities wind down.”Teens today are feeling the pressure everywhere they turn, which is one of the many reasons why we wanted to offer them an outlet in Dothan or Enterpirse to get their sweat on this summer in a healthy way,” said Lee Anderson, Planet Fitness Franchisee. “With so many of our local youth not meeting the minimum recommended requirements for physical activity, we want nothing more than to welcome teens with open arms this summer to work out in a non-intimidating, hassle-free, welcoming environment.” 3 TONYA ON CAM 3 STILL COMING UP…..AS YOU KNOW, IT’S ABOUT THAT TIME FOR STUDENTS TO START GRADUATING AND THERE’S GOOD NEWS REGARDING THE COLLEGE GRAD MARKET……WE’LL EXPLAIN WHEN WAKE UP WIREGRASS CONTINUES. 3

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