HUNTLEY – Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center – Huntley will host a free workshop and expo for active women April 10, for those interested in leading a healthy lifestyle.
From 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., attendees may take part in free activities, such as group workouts, an indoor sprint triathlon, health expo, roundtables, workshops, a fashion show, yoga and cycling.
Dr. William D. Cox Jr. will help women prevent and treat common female athletic injuries. Registered dietitian Lora Anderson will discuss how soy can be used to promote health in women.
Females 14 and older are encouraged to register before Wednesday for a noncompetitive triathlon that includes a 10-minute swim, 10-minute transition, 20-minute bike ride, five-minute transition, and 15-minute run. The cost is $25 for Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center members and $40 for community members, with $10 of the race fee being donated to Turning Point, a shelter for abused women and children. The triathlon is sponsored by McHenry County Orthopaedics.
Attendees are encouraged to donate food, personal care items, new children’s clothing, or to make a monetary donation to Turning Point. Donations will be collected at the entrance to the expo.
Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center also will provide a variety of demonstrations and activities, many of which encourage participation. Included will be a personal trainer exercise demo, top speed demo, tennis demo, Pilates demo and chair massages.
In addition, a tire-changing demo by Wheel Werks, as well as bike displays, will be offered; Running Depot apparel will be made available; a Roadrunners and MultiSports membership drive will take place; McHenry County Orthopaedics will conduct a running analysis; and walk-in mammograms, bone-density screenings, a question-and-answer forum with obstetricians and gynecologists, bra fittings, and Aikido Cure the Cancer demos will be conducted.
Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center – Huntley is located at 10450 Algonquin Road, Huntley.
To register or for information, call 815-444-2900 or visit www.healthbridgefitness.com.