The NWA Mercy Family YMCA offers its Ultimate Pound Down program beginning Monday, March 25, as teams of two compete for the ultimate prize of healthy living. This is a member-only program, and in the month of March, the Y is offering a half off joiner fee membership promotion. New members can earn their joiner fee back by participating and completing the ultimate pound down program.
This program begins with an initial personal and private fitness assessment and weigh-ins will be completed by appointment. Each team is assigned a personal coach to help with exercise and diet regimes. Monthly educational group seminars and social activities will be offered to help participants better understand aspects of a healthy lifestyle.
“This is a great program because it allows people to have an partner or cheerleader for accountability in order to help them meet their goals; as well as access to a personal trainer to help answer any questions they have,” Ashton Caton, health and wellness director said.
Teams weigh-in every other Monday between 7:00 a.m and 7:00 p.m., beginning Monday, March 25. Teams compete for fabulous prizes and the grand prize of two $250 Visa gift cards.
New members, can earn their joiner fee back with the completion of the program and by improving in designated assessment areas. All participants are eligible for a free month of membership with completion the program and by improving in designated assessment areas
For more information, please contact Ashton Caton, health and wellness director (479) 273-9622.