☷Fitness events connect with Armywide campaign
U.S. Army ( By Press Release office)
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Class will be a “HIIT” this month as Redstone’s MWR hosts the annual Strong BANDS program . “May is always a fun and exciting month for us , ” Gaylene Wilson , Recreation Division chief , said . “Redstone Arsenal has been participating in the Armywide Strong BANDS Campaign for many years . “The fitness staff has prepared some great events and we have some awesome instructors coming back . ” Through a series of events in May , BANDS ( Balance , Activity , Nutrition , Determination and Strength ) aims to promote healthy and active lifestyles for Army communities . “We are thrilled to be back with in - person programs , ” Wilson said . “Over the past two years , we switched to more virtual programs due to COVID . ”The High Intensity Interval Training Class starts off the campaign and it wraps up with a longest pull - up challenge May 24 , a competition for holding the longest pull - up with a prize for the male and female winners . The dates of the STRONG B . A . N . D . S . events are: · May 11: HIIT ( High Intensity Interval Training ) class at Pagano Gym from 11:15 a . m . to noon; · May 18: Zumba at Pagano Gym from 5:30 - 6:15 a . m . ; · May 19: Fitness Challenge at Vincent Park , 6 - 8 a . m . ; · May 24: Hanging Out with Strong B . A . N . D . S . 11 a . m . to 1 p . m . Also during the month , those who check out any item related to health , fitness and nutrition from the Redstone MWR Library will receive a Strong BANDS bracelet . For information , call Pagano Gym at 876 - 6701 and the Col . Stephen K . Scott Fitness Center ( for the pull - up challenge ) at 955 - 7508 . “We are looking forward to seeing Team Redstone there , ” Wilson said . “We have some prizes in store . ”
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