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Fit 4 Life | Farm work wasn’t sweet, but it was energetic

Published:Wednesday | September 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Fit 4 Lifers preparing for the farmer's carry.
Could she make it on the monkey bar?
It was full aerobics for Fit 4 Lifers.
Fit 4 Life Tuff Enuff challenger Gavin Francis doing the farmer's carry.
Fit 4 Lifers preparing for the farmer's carry.
The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life 11th event with Sweet Energy Fitness Club at Fit Farm Fitness Club, 2 Upper Braemar Avenue, St Andrew on Saturday, September 1, 2018.
Work those abs
Fit 4 Lifers preparing for the farmer's carry.
Work those abs
Rope climbing all the way to the top.
Making a breeze of the monkey bars.
GraceKennedy's Caribbean Choice providing Fit 4 Life participants with enjoyable meals.
Fit 4 Life sponsor Chas E Ramson had nutritious power shakes for everyone.
Winners of the obstacle course challenge earned prizes such as Fit 4 Life gift bags, gift baskets from Chas E Ramson, GraceKennedy and Shavuot International, as well as one-month membership to Body By Kurt, TrainFit and Sweet Energy Fitness Clubs.
Signing up for the Fit 4 Life Tuff Enuff Challenge.
Warming up for the farmer's carry
Powering through the tyre run.
The monkey bar was no easy feat.
This youngster was getting his tyre-walk workout in at The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life 11th event with Sweet Energy Fitness Club at Fit Farm Fitness Club, 2 Upper Braemar Avenue, St Andrew, last Saturday. The Grand Finale for Season 2 of Fit 4 Life's Tuff Enuff Challenge takes place on Saturday, September 8, at the Life Fit Training Centre, 15 3/4 Red Hills Road, St Andrew. Everyone is invited to come out at 6:30 a.m. for the free boot camp session and watch contestants take the ultimate Tuff Enuff Challenge to win great prizes. Sponsors and partners will be giving away free samples and prizes. Medical Associates will also be doing free medical checks.
Showing who is boss on the tyre flip.
Running up and down the stairs with tyre overhead was gruelling.
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There was nothing sweet about the energetic boot camp Sweet Energy Fitness Club hosted on Saturday morning at the Fit Farm Fitness Club, 2 Upper Braemar Avenue in St Andrew.

Boot camp drill sergeant Robert 'Astro' Whyte, Anthony Kepple, MC Sheena-Kaye and the Sweet Energy team took participants through four intense circuits - aerobics, abs, farmers carry and boot camp blast.

Following that, Fit 4 Lifers had to face off in the obstacle challenge to see who were Tuff Enuff to be the finalists in the ultimate Tuff Enuff Challenge this Saturday, in Fit 4 Life's Season 2 Grand Finale.

Winners earned prizes such as gift baskets from sponsor Chas E Ramson; gift baskets from GraceKennedy and Aloe Drink; one-month membership with TrainFit Club, Body By Kurt and Sweet Energy Fitness Club; gift bags from Shavuot International, and Fit 4 Life gift bags, T-shirts and water bottles.

Sponsor Chas E. Ramson refuelled everyone with power shakes made with Foska Oats and Blue Diamond Almond Milk; while partner GraceKennedy's Caribbean Choice provided enjoyable meals. There were also refreshing beverage, from Grace Aloe and Catherine's Peak, and naturals teas from Shavuot International.

Sponsor Medical Associates was on hand to do medical check-ups.

It's finally here. The Grand Finale for Fit 4 Life's Season 2 Tuff Enuff Challenge. This Saturday, September 8, Life Fit Training Centre at 15 3/4 Red Hills Road, St Andrew (top floor Dunn's Electrical), we will prove who is Tuff Enuff.

Starting at 6:30 am with a boot camp with fitness guru Juliet Cuthbert-Flynn, everyone can look forward to a great workout as The Gleaner's Fit 4 Life helps them on their journey to a healthier, fitter life.

Then the finalists in the ultimate Tuff Enuff Challenge - 10 intense obstacle courses arranged in three supersets - will compete to show who is Tuff Enuff and win great prizes.

There will also be free medical check-ups from sponsor Medical Associates; and demonstrations and samplings from sponsors and partners.

Everyone is invited to come out. It's free.

Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and The Gleaner's website to see where we will be next - #fit4lifeja. For more details or to enter the challenge, email: yourhealth@gleanerjm.com