Have Fun, Lose Weight, Bust Breast Cancer

Join the Party in Pink on Saturday, October 20

What’s the best way to have fun, slim down and lower your risk of breast cancer?  Take part in the North Memorial Party in Pink Zumbathon this Saturday, October 20, from 12 to 1 p.m. at Manor Park, 3459 Lowry Ave. N., Robbinsdale (behind North Memorial Medical Center).  The event is put on by North Memorial’s Employee Fitness Center in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The party costs $10 per person and is open to the public.  Tickets can be purchased the day of the event.

No Zumba Experience Required

If you’ve never done Zumba, don’t worry.  Instructor Holly Perry offers assurance that this event is designed so that anyone at any level of fitness can participate and have a great time.

Zumba is fun for all people, no matter what age, shape, or exercise level they are at.  You can make Zumba what you want, high or low impact, and you can always modify the moves to fit your comfort level.  This is an event for everyone, as a fun way to raise money for our favorite charities.

Lose Weight to Lower Your Breast Cancer Risk

Being overweight or obese and lack of physical activity are factors that increase your risk for breast cancer. In addition,  a recent study found that women with higher BMIs have an increased risk of a breast cancer recurrence.   So why not help yourself feel good and get stay healthy at the same time?  This fun event could be the start of a new fitness plan and a first step towards a healthier you.

If you are looking for more ways to slim down, check out the North Memorial Healthy Weight Loss website, Facebook page and Twitter feed.  We want to hear from you!  What are your struggles, your tips and your questions?  Get connected today.

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