Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month with Hilton Head Health

In honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, Hilton Head Health will host a Beach Boot Camp Challenge open to the general public to promote a healthy, active lifestyle. The event will take place on May 16, 2009, at 8:30 a.m. in Hilton Head, S.C.

Online PR News – 11-May-2009 – – HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC (May 11, 2009) – Hilton Head Health (H3) joins the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports to challenge local Hilton Head Islanders to get active and fit during the month of May. On Saturday, May 16, 2009, at 8:30 a.m., H3 will host a Beach Boot Camp Challenge at Coligny Beach. Registration for the event is at 8:15 a.m. on that morning. All local teens and adults welcome. There will be fitness activities, raffles, snacks and more.

Adam Martin, fitness director of Hilton Head Health, comments, “We’d love to have island residents and tourists join us for this event. We hope their participation at the H3 Beach Boot Camp Challenge will lead to a more active lifestyle.”

According to Melissa Johnson, executive director of the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, which started National Physical Activity and Sports Month in 1983, “Americans of all ages need to incorporate more movement into their daily lives. Adults need at least 30 minutes of activity 5 days each week. This can be done by choosing to bike or walk instead of driving, taking stairs instead of elevators, or pushing a lawnmower instead of riding one. Children need at least 60 minutes of daily active play. They need to run, climb, jump, and just get up and move around, away from their desks, the television and computer games.”

For more information about the H3 Beach Boot Camp Challenge, call 843-785-3919 or email getinspired@hhhealth.com. For information about the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, go to www.fitness.gov.

About Hilton Head Health:
For over 30 years, Hilton Head Health has been recognized as the premier weight loss destination in the United States. Voted as “Best for Weight Loss” for the past two consecutive years by SpaFinder and “Top 5 US Health Spas” by Lisa Drayer on the Today Show, Hilton Head Health is an exclusive weight loss spa delivering individualized experiences in fitness, nutrition and SELF (Stress management, Empowerment, Longevity, Fulfillment). For more information, please visit www.hhhealth.com or call 800-292-2440.

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Kelly Hillyer
14 Valencia Road
Hilton Head Island SC, 29928

843-785-3919