SOURCE: Fitwize 4 Kids

December 10, 2007 21:17 ET

Nation's First Healthy Lifestyle Center Just for Kids to Open in Richmond, Virginia

Empowering Kids to Learn About Fitness, Nutrition & Living a Healthy Lifestyle...

RICHMOND, VA--(Marketwire - December 10, 2007) - Fitwize 4 Kids, Inc., the nation's leading innovator in children's fitness and nutrition education, is proud to announce the arrival of a Fitwize 4 Kids "Healthy Lifestyle Center" in Richmond. Owner and Henrico County resident Charisse Jacques will open the doors to the area's one of a kind facility on Saturday, January 5, 2008 with an Open House. The Fitwize 4 Kids facility will be located at Short Pump Crossing (3426 Pump Rd) in the Far West End.

Fitwize 4 Kids was created to help address the rising epidemic of childhood inactivity and the increasing need for youth sports strength training by providing an educational environment where kids can learn life-long fitness and nutrition habits.

Charisse noted that "my goal is to use fitness and nutrition to empower kids in the Greater Richmond area to find their own path to living happy, healthy lifestyles." She also said, "this is important for all children so that they can properly build and strengthen their minds and bodies."

Warren Gendel, Founder and CEO of Fitwize 4 Kids, commented, "It is with great pleasure, that we welcome Charisse to the Fitwize Family and celebrate the upcoming opening of her Healthy Lifestyle Center." Gendel added, "Charisse is truly a community expert on EMPOWERING youth through fitness and nutrition. We wish her great success!"

Fitwize 4 Kids Healthy Lifestyle Centers provide a fun filled environment, where kids ages 6 1/2 to 15 learn about fitness, nutrition and living a healthy lifestyle. Everything is planned with kids in mind -- from the lively décor and energetic music, to fitness equipment specifically designed for the physiology of children's growing bodies. The core Fitwize 4 Kids program consists of a supervised, 45-minute, full-body, circuit-style workout, as well as a world-class nutrition curriculum and a motivation and rewards system. Fitwize 4 Kids also provides other energy driven and activity based programs for kids and their families too -- like Birthday Parties, Kids Only theme parties, Scouts badge programs and other. Feel free to call or email us for additional information.

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