Tag: WE Fit Wellness

  • NF Challenge Olympic Day 2017

    NF Challenge Olympic Day 2017

    There wasn’t time to sit still till lunch was served, but none were inclined to do so at Saturday’s #NFChallenge Olympic Day 2017. There were just too many things to try out – beep baseball demonstration with the Colorado Storm, judo and power-lifting, goal ball and tandem bicycling with Eye-Cycle! Everybody got to take a turn at three or four of these activities, and a few even took a second bike ride or got into a couple of actual goal ball matches!

    But participants were able to sit still long enough to listen to Paralympic runner Chaz Davis talk about how he went from “overweight and out-of-shape” to being the current record-holder in the marathon for blind and visually impaired runners.… Read the rest “NF Challenge Olympic Day 2017”

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  • Fitness & Sports Tomorrow for #NFChallenge #OlympicDay2017! @WEFitwellness @USABA

    Fitness & Sports Tomorrow for #NFChallenge #OlympicDay2017! @WEFitwellness @USABA

    It’s happening here tomorrow starting at 10 a.m. Thanks to our partners at WE Fit Wellness and United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA). Contributing will be Eye-Cycle, Achilles Denver and members of the Colorad Storm Beep Baseball team.

    And at lunch there wil be a keynote address from current CCB studentChaz Davis, a member of the 2016 US Paralympic team! Checkout the agenda below.

    #NFChallenge Olympic Day Agenda

    10:00-10:10 – Welcome
    Meeting Room

    10:10-10:55 – Breakout Session 1

    Running – lobby sitting area

    Tandem Cycling – picnic tables

    Beep baseball – side yard

    Power Lifting – art room

    Goalball – gym

    11:10-11:55 Breakout Session 2

    Judo – Travel Lobby

    Tandem Cycling – picnic tables

    Beep baseball – side yard

    Power Lifting – art room

    Goalball – gym

    11:55-1:00 Lunch
    Meeting Room
    Keynote Address Chaz Davis, 2016 Paralympian

    1:15- 2:00 Breakout Session 3

    Running – lobby sitting area

    Judo – Travel Lobby

    Tandem Cycling – picnic tables

    Power Lifting – art room

    Goalball Scrimmage Matches: gym

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  • Seniors & @WEFitWellness – You Gotta Move!

    Seniors & @WEFitWellness – You Gotta Move!

    This week Jessica Beecham led a workouq for our Tuesday morning Seniors group.  It’s part of our partnership with WE Fit Wellness. To stay healthy, we gotta keep moving!

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  • YouTube Star Expert Advocate Joins WE Fit Wellness Team

    YouTube Star Expert Advocate Joins WE Fit Wellness Team

    (Editor’s Note: We’re pleased to share this press release from WE Fit Wellness, both because it involves our own Maureen Nietfeld and because the Center is an underwriter of WE Fit’s initiatives.

    Colorado Springs, Colorado (September 1, 2015). Today, WE Fit Wellness announced the addition of Maureen Neitfeld to their team of expert advocates. Neitfeld stars on her own YouTube channel, Breaking Blind, which has nearly 10,000 subscribers and climbing. WE Fit Wellness is launching a multimedia initiative, which will include podcasts, community radio, WE Can Culture workshops, and the Breaking Blind YouTube channel.
    In January of 2015, WE Fit Wellness launched its programs to bring exercise and nutrition options to underserved communities.… Read the rest “YouTube Star Expert Advocate Joins WE Fit Wellness Team”

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