For Release: September 8, 2016

Contact: Jackie Loyer
Phone : (732) 525.2900

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FITNESS & WELLNESS CENTER – OLD BRIDGE HOSTS FREE COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR ON SEPTEMBER 17

Wellness Screenings & Information, Classes & Demonstrations, Kids Activities and Food

(Parlin, NJ) – Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center, the region’s most professional and comprehensive fitness and wellness center, will host a free community health fair on Saturday, September 17 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at its Old Bridge location at 1044 US Highway 9 in Parlin, NJ.

This exciting event is free and open to the public and will include wellness screenings & information, classes & demonstrations, kids’ activities, delicious healthy food and information displays hosted by a broad range of local businesses and vendors. The public is invited to participate in the following demonstrations and programs during the fair:

Free Wellness Screening & Information
Cholesterol & Glucose Screenings
Blood Pressure Screenings
Body Contouring Screenings
Balance & Postural Screenings
CPR Demos & Information
Body Fat Screenings
Functional Movement Screenings (FMS)
Diabetes and Nutrition Information

Classes & Demonstrations
GRIT™
BODYCOMBAT™
Black Light Zumba®
Yoga
Bollywood
Cycle
TRX® Demos
Queenax Small Group Classes Demos: Boost, Team, Core, Metabolic Fit, Monkey Bar Masters, and Boxing!
Pilates Chair & Reformer Demo

Family Fun
Face Painting & Tattoos
Magic Show with Eliot the Super Magic Man (11:00am)
Family Pound® and Boxing Bootcamp Classes
Swim Lesson Demos & Pool Safety Info
Fire Truck Tours & Safety Information from Madison Park Fire Department
Basic Life Support (BLS) Mobile Unit
Free Chair Massages By The Spa
Healthy Cooking Demos (11:00am – 1:00pm)

All in the community are welcome and encouraged to join in the festivities.

“Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and RWJBarnabas Health are committed to promoting health and wellness in the diverse communities we serve”, said Michael Antoniades, President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. “We believe this begins with extending our mission beyond hospital walls to encourage individuals and their families in our communities to live a healthy lifestyle. This community health fair is an excellent way to get started with a wellness and fitness program. We hope people come and enjoy this free event and take the opportunity to educate themselves about how they can lead a healthy lifestyle.”

Gary Reidy, Managing Partner of RWJ Fitness & Wellness Centers added, “We’re delighted to be able to welcome people from our community to spend the day with us at RWJ Fitness & Wellness Center. Everything we have planned for the day is geared toward helping people take better care of themselves. We want everyone who attends, even if he or she is not a member, to have a chance to check their blood pressure and cholesterol, to learn about cooking healthier meals, and to try new exercise techniques. Attendees will also be able to tour the center and find out what we’re all about, and it’s all free and family-friendly.”

For more information call (732) 525-2900, visit http://rwjfitnesswellness.com/ or follow us at:

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About Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center
The Robert Wood Johnson Fitness & Wellness Center is the first in the area to successfully merge fitness and wellness. The center is uniquely focused on education, prevention and motivation for the entire family, and offers much more than typical fitness center programming. Enhanced services include physical rehabilitation and clinical health programs provided by professionals from Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, while a multidisciplinary Medical Advisory Panel ensures the center maintains the highest standards in programming, training and education. The center is designed to satisfy the needs of members who demand structure, supervision, education and motivation, while providing a comprehensive, state-of-the-art center for the avid exerciser. This amazing 45,000 square foot facility features a three-pool aquatic center, group exercise studios and complimentary child care. Our mission is to help people of all ages and fitness levels achieve their health and wellness goals in comfort and safety.

About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is a 965-bed academic medical center with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville, NJ. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, joint replacement, and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (www.bmsch.org).

As the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. A Level 1 Trauma Center and the first Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.

RWJUH has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report seven times and has been selected by the publication as a high performing hospital in numerous specialties. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report four times. In addition, RWJUH was named among the best places to work in health care by Modern Healthcare magazine and received the Equity Care of Award as Top Hospital for Healthcare Diversity and Inclusion from the American Hospital Association.

Both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses have earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety, including the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence and “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine. The Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services have designated the New Brunswick Campus as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and the Somerset Campus as a Primary Stroke Center.

The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH New Brunswick among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer centers and designated the Steeplechase Cancer Center at RWJ Somerset as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. The Joint Surgery Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacement surgery.

For more Information visit us online at www.rwjuh.edu.

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