Turkey Day Boot Camp Collects Over 500 Pounds of Food for Houston Food Bank
Houston fitness center shows its holiday spirit by sponsoring a free workout to raise food for a local food bank.
- Houston, TX (1888PressRelease) December 01, 2011 - Body3 Fitness Center, a fitness center dedicated to helping busy women and men look and feel their best, teamed up with clients to provide relief to families in need this holiday season.
"We collected a ton of food for the Houston Food Bank; it was a workout just loading up all the food in the truck!" exclaimed Jackobs, owner and Houston fitness expert with Body3 Fitness Center.
Tom Jackobs, author of Get Off Your Butt and Do Something, is a firm believer in giving back to the Houston community. Jackobs claims "With the current plight of the economy, it's clear that we all really need to stick together and help each other out when we can. We have a really tight-knit group of members and clients and they not only want to change their lives but the lives of others."
"We torched more than 600 calories during the morning's workout," claimed Cassandra Gaudet, training manager at Body3 Fitness and organizer of the workout on Thanksgiving morning. A total of 53 people participated . . . led by five of Houston's top fitness professionals.
Food will be collected at Body3 Fitness Center (1987 W TC Jester Blvd, Houston, 77008) until December 15. This is the third consecutive year the fitness pros have produced this event and it has grown every year.
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