Wed | Nov 22, 2017

Fit 4 Life | Body By Kurt’s FitMix was a blast!

Published:Wednesday | November 1, 2017 | 12:05 AM
Nicole Lewis made a breeze of the water challenge, easily carry the cases of water from The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life sponsor, Wata. She won in 38 seconds.
Enjoying dance aerobics.
Second place winner Arlette Robinson in the Wata Challenge, receiving her prizes from The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life fitness coach, Marvin Gordon.
The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event with Body By Kurt - FitMix - 3-The-Hard-Way - at 23 Haining Road, New Kingston on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Kurt Dunn was all donned up in his 70s outfit to deliver the Body By Kurt - FitMix - 3-The-Hard-Way.
The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event with Body By Kurt - FitMix - 3-The-Hard-Way - at 23 Haining Road, New Kingston on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Wata Challenge third place winner, Trecia McGowan, taking home her prize from The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life marketing officer Amashika Lorne.
Ahon Gray, winner of the Burpees Challenge, with his Active band from Asafa Powell.
Participants in The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event with Body By Kurt - FitMix - 3-The-Hard-Way - at 23 Haining Road, New Kingston on Saturday.
The Gleaner's Sales Manager Rainford Wint getting in the groove.
Participants in The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event with Body By Kurt - FitMix - 3-The-Hard-Way - at 23 Haining Road, New Kingston on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Rohan Phillips (right), second place winner in the Burpees Challenge, getting his gift from The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life fitness coach, Marvin Gordon.
Participants in The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event with Body By Kurt - FitMix - 3-The-Hard-Way - at 23 Haining Road, New Kingston on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Ahon Gray (centre), winner of the Burpees Challenge, collecting his Active band from Asafa Powell from The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life fitness coach, Marvin Gordon (left) and fitness coach, Kurt Dunn from Body By Kurt.
The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life event with Body By Kurt - FitMix - 3-The-Hard-Way - at 23 Haining Road, New Kingston on Saturday, October 28, 2017.
Trecia McGowan taking on the Wata Challenge, while being cheered on by Mary Dick, The Gleaner's HR Services Assistant Manager.
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Wow! Talk about a workout! Talk about a full body, leave-you-soaking-in-sweat session that was so energised you could keep going all day!

Body By Kurt FitMix: Three-The-Hard-Way was just that and much more on Saturday at 23 Haining Road in New Kingston.

Fitness coach Kurt Dunn (donned in his '70s outfit) and his team took The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team and guests through a series of get-that-body-moving workouts, which included dance aerobics, body sculpting, and good old '70s and '80s aerobics.

So energised was everyone from the 'vibesy' session that the fitness tests and challenges had more than enough takers from the full-house turnout.

In the Beep fitness test, Ratia Denise Henry and Marlene Weston came out the victors.

For the water challenge, where participants had to clock the quickest time to carry three cases of water from sponsors, Wata, twice across the room, the ladies showed what they were made of. Nicole Lewis won in 38 seconds, Arlette Robinson came second in 49 seconds, and Trecia McGowan placed third in a time of 52 seconds.

Ahon Gray won the burpees challenge, while Rohan Phillips placed second in the men's category. Alecia Kerr took it home for the women.

 

Prizes for winners

 

Challenge winners earned prizes such as gift basket from sponsors Foska Oats and Blue Diamond Almond Milk, Active fitness band from Asafa Powell, Fit 4 Life T-shirts, and Gleaner-branded merchandise.

Thanks to sponsors Wata for keeping everyone hydrated, and Foska Oats and Blue Diamond Almond Milk for the nutritious and delicious powershakes.

Participants also got handouts with nutrition tips courtesy of Fit 4 Life.

Big-up to Kurt Dunn and the Body By Kurt team, and everyone who came out for a great workout to get their Saturday going.

Check out the highlights from Saturday's Body By Kurt experience.

This Saturday, November 4, The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team will be in the Forest Gardens community (off Perkins Boulevard) in St Andrew to work out with the residents. Come on out at 6:30 a.m.

Over the next seven weeks, look out for The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life team coming your way on a Saturday morning. Come join us as we partner together to help Jamaica become a healthier society.

Don't forget to follow us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and tag your posts with #fit4lifeja.

Email: marvin.gordon@physiqueandfunction.com; yourhealth@gleanerjm.com