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Lose weight, enjoy life

January 11, 2011

PLAINFIELD –  A new Enjoy LIFE (Lifelong Investment in Fitness & Exercise) Active Challenge program begins Thursday, Jan. 20, with an exercise variety show that includes a food demonstration by Backus Hospital dietitians, represtentatives from the Backus Weight Loss Center, Marie’s Fitness, Plainfield Curves and more.

The monthly series, which runs through June 9, is designed to help people lose weight, be more active and improve their quality of life. It will feature physical therapists teaching exercise techniques, dietitians leading supermarket tours to help you shop for healthy foods, foot care, a community kickball game and tips to maintain weight loss.

To register for the first event or the entire series, which will be held at the Plainfield Recreation Center, call 860-889-8331, ext. 2495.