Meltdown continues |

Meltdown continues

The Meltdown program that drew international attention to western Nevada County is continuing on Saturday, June 26, with tours of fitness centers, free tests, classes and fitness information.

The “Spirit of Meltdown” day will be held between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at a number of locations.

Carole Carson, who spearheaded the Nevada County Meltdown Challenge, during which more than 1,000 local residents lost nearly 8,000 pounds, will be touring local clubs and invites anyone interested in exploring fitness to join her for the day, and talk with the experts at each club. She emphasized that this free event is open to anyone – not just people who took part in the Meltdown. In addition, the Wellness Center in the hospital’s Outpatient Center will be open between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. that day to provide free screenings, including measuring body fat, weight, blood pressure, spinal analysis, grip strength, flexibility and heart zone training.

Carson’s schedule will include:

• 8:30 a.m. – Jazzercise, 126 S. Auburn St., Grass Valley

• 10 a.m. – Fast & Fit, circuit training

• 11 a.m. – Club Sierra, water aerobics

• Noon – Courthouse Athletic Club, spinning

• 1 p.m. – South Yuba Club, body pump

Participants may register at each or all of the locations to be eligible for T-shirts, sun visors, water bottles and other prizes.

For more information, call Debbie Wagner, manager of the hospital’s Wellness Center, at 271-1491.

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