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“Union County Get Fit” is Happening this Saturday with Guest Cara Castronuova!

Kathy Lloyd

Wednesday, June 11, 2014 • 8:38pm

Union County – Residents in Roselle and all over Union County are getting ready to get in shape starting this Saturday as everyone is invited to to participate in kicking off the County’s summer fitness series with a day of family fitness on June 14th, from 9am-1pm, at Warinanco Park featuring celebrity trainer Cara Castronuova of NBC’s The Biggest Loser.
 
“Cara is extremely passionate about health and wellness, especially where it pertains to children and families,” said Freeholder Chairman Christopher Hudak. “We’re proud to have her help bring our community together in the spirit of health and wellness.”
 
Castronuova is a celebrity fitness trainer, athlete, motivation speaker, and television personality. She was featured as a head trainer on NBC’s hit “The Biggest Loser,” Season 11, where she helped propel the show to its highest ratings ever. She has been a spokesperson for Puma, and the only female spokesperson on Everlast’s extensive roster of champions. Castronuova is a former champion boxer and two-time Golden Gloves Champion.

Free health screenings will be provided by Trinitas Hospital, along with a taste of the fun and unique fitness classes promoting family fitness that are being offered by centers across the county, including Pound, Zumba, Yoga, Belly Dancing and Martial Arts.

Local fitness groups and businesses will be participating including, Retro Fitness, CKO Kickboxing, Power and Fitness, Image 2000, Roselle Health Plus, Shims Martial Arts Academy, and Girls on the Run among many others.

“Events like these highlight local businesses and community organizations and allow people to discover new and fun ways to stay active,” said Mayor of Roselle, Jamel Holley, “It is an exciting and promising endeavor for everyone involved.”    

The program is being sponsored by the Board of Chosen Freeholders in partnership with Roselle Mayor Jamel C. Holley and Roselle Borough Council & Roselle Department of Recreation, along with the Urban League of Union County and the Coca-Cola Company.

Registration will begin at 8:30a.m., with UC Get Fit activities starting promptly at 9:30 a.m.
For more information contact Natalie Pineiro at 908-527-4035.

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