Five Local Gyms Join Forces to Get Fit For A Cause

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The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers, HealthQuest of Hunterdon, Healthy U Fitness Studio, Sphericality Studio and the Hunterdon County YMCA are teaming up to get Fit for a Cause in March.  Each gym will participate in a Fit for Cancer community challenge at their facilities on Saturday, March 25th.  All funds raised will benefit Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center. Fit for Cancer is structured to be a physical challenge, but a safe one.

HealthQuest of Hunterdon located in Raritan Township, Sphericality Studio located in Flemington Borough and the Hunterdon County YMCA Deer Path Branch in Raritan Township will host Fit for Cancer for their membership only.   Members of those facilities can register at their gym and participate in the three hour challenge.  The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers and Healthy U Fitness Studio in Whitehouse Station will be open for non-members as well as their membership.

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The Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers in Clinton and Whitehouse Station will open their Fit for Cancer events to members and non-members.   Participants can sign up for a morning three hour power cycle from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., ($40 registration fee), an afternoon three hour power cycle class from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. ($40 registration fee), a three hour Zumba dance class (Whitehouse Station facility) will also be offered from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ($40 registration fee) or a Warrior Challenge from 8:00 a.m.– 10:00 a.m. or 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. which will include cardio, muscular strength and endurance and flexibility exercises ($50 registration fee).  In addition, Fit for Cancer Yoga will be offered at both Hunterdon Health and Wellness Centers on Friday, March 24th from 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  The registration cost to participate is $40.00.

Healthy U Fitness Studio located in Whitehouse Station will offer on Friday, March 24th Candlelight Yoga from 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ($25 registration fee, On Saturday, March 25th participants can choose between two times: 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. or 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. and participate in a three-hour workout with four classes including Total Gym Workout, Pilates Reformer, TRX, Spin and Strength Training ($40 registration fee).  To register, call Healthy U Fitness Studio at 908-534-1961.

This is the 12th year Fit for Cancer has been held and the event has raised over $374,000 for Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center since it began. Hunterdon Regional Cancer Center is a partner of Fox Chase Cancer Center. Its comprehensive services include chemotherapy, radiation therapy, clinical research, early detection and screening programs, support groups, educational programs, nutrition counseling, psychosocial support, complimentary therapies and cancer risk assessment.

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