SOURCE: Fitwize 4 Kids

January 29, 2008 20:30 ET

Children's Health Pioneer Expands Its Virginia Presence

Empowering Kids Through Fitness, Nutrition & Healthy Lifestyles

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwire - January 29, 2008) - Fitwize 4 Kids, Inc., the nation's leading innovator in children's fitness and nutrition education, is proud to announce the Grand Opening Celebration of its Greater Richmond Healthy Lifestyle Center. The event will be held on Saturday, February 2nd from 10AM-3PM and will include coverage by Radio Disney, fun fitness and nutrition festivities, activities (Speed Stack races, Obstacle Course Challenge, Dance Dance Revolution Dance-Off and Strong Kid Competition), as well as a guest appearance by Fitwize 4 Kids Founder & CEO, Warren Gendel.

Mr. Gendel is featured in the February 2008 issue of Entrepreneur Magazine for pioneering Fitwize 4 Kids as a means to help address the rising epidemic of childhood inactivity and the increasing need for youth sports strength training in our country. Mr. Gendel noted, "[Owner] Charisse Jacques is a Certified Children's Fitness Specialist and a business leader who understands the health challenges that children in our community face today." Gendel continued, "She's already making a big difference in children's health around the Richmond area and we're very happy that she chose to join our organization."

Fitwize 4 Kids Healthy Lifestyle Centers provide a fun filled environment, where kids ages 6 1/2 to 15, regardless of their current activity level learn about fitness, nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Everything is planned with kids in mind -- from the lively décor, non-competitive achievement system and energetic music, to fitness equipment specifically designed for the physiology of children's growing bodies.

Come on Moms and Dads, pack up the kids and bring them to Fitwize 4 Kids for a day of fun! We'll have an open program, so they can try us out! Fitwize 4 Kids is located in the Short Pump Crossing Shopping Center (3426 Pump Rd.) in the Far West End.

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