Concept 2 Holiday Challenge starts Nov.25th… Thanksgiving Day.

holiday-challenge-200x200Guess What?? We are going to be unique this year and offer class at 9:30AM at the Warehouse (1347 Loma Ave, L.B.) on Thanksgiving Day in order to kick off the 2010 Holiday Challenge. Jack Nunn will be leading class and making sure that can maximize your Thanksgiving Day.

Be sure to join in the fun on the Holiday Challenge and log your meters online at www.Concept2.com under team affiliation Powerhouse Fitness . It’s FREE..It’s FUN.. It’s VERY MOTIVATING and..It’s for CHARITY!!!

Support a Good Cause with Your Meters!

As in the past two years, we have selected several charities to choose from for those who wish to allocate their meters to a good cause. This year, the theme is water—protection of this resource for both health and conservation.

For every person who rows or skis at least 100K during the challenge, Concept2 will donate $.02 for every kilometer (1000 meters) you accumulate to your choice of the following organizations:

And once you get beyond 100K, we’ll donate $.04 per kilometer. Our goal through this group effort is to reach a total $30,000 to support these causes. The usual prizes of pin and certificate will still be awarded as well. Note: For kids and adaptive athletes, the $.04 rate will take effect at 50K.

In recent years, we have had around 5000 people participate in the Holiday Challenge! We are hoping to reach 6000 this year, so we invite you to tell your friends about this opportunity to keep fit and support a great cause.

Over $27,000 Raised During the 2009 Holiday Challenge!

During the 2009 Holiday Challenge, we were rowing and skiing for food-based organizations. As a result of your efforts, 1,200,230,946 meters were completed, raising a total of $27,944.36. Every bit adds up! Yet another reason why Concept 2 is such a great company:)

If you are new to logging meters online click on this link to create a FREE profile : http://www.concept2.com/sranking03/ch_new.asp At the bottom of the page be sure to scroll down on the ‘matching affiliations will display here’ button to scroll down to Roworx before you click the SUBMIT button at the very bottom of the page. This will make sure that you are included in any of the team challenges that take place at least twice a year. The next Team Challenge is on January 1st, 2011 and lasts for one month.. Our goal is to get at least 50 members on board for this challenge. Roworx had 23 members for the Fall Challenge.

This will help you during the holidays to keep motivated and keep track of your meters. Ask any Roworx Instructor after class to show you how to add up those meters on the monitor if you would like to join in and get hooked into burning more calories.

More on Technique to get you to maximize your meters doing your Challenge:

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Jack Nunn

Jack Nunn is the head trainer and owner of Roworx. Jack is a former national team rower who has competed in more than 100 triathlons, including 9 full Ironmans. He has created a system of rowing that prepares the whole body for both competition and fitness longevity.

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