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Santa Rosa Boot Camp Owners Challenge Sonoma County to Get Fit for a Cause
Date:5/7/2013

Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013

Santa Rosa boot camp owners Katie Switzer and Dallas Wicker have a vision to transform Sonoma County into a healthy, fit community and they think they’ve found a great way to do it via their fitness boot camp business.

“America is becoming one of the fattest nations in the world,” says Fit Body Boot Camp Santa Rosa co-owner, Katie Switzer. “More than one-quarter of all American adults were obese in 2011 and that number is quickly rising. Childhood obesity is at 20%.”

Katie’s partner, Dallas Wicker, adds, “Far too many Americans make unhealthy eating choices, don’t exercise and watch more than fifteen hours of television per week. Yet they still feel they don’t have time to work out.”

Katie and Dallas are among many health professionals who are alarmed by the rising numbers of people with heart disease, stroke, Type 2 diabetes and other preventable diseases.

“So many of these conditions are completely preventable through exercise and healthy eating,” Katie explains. “It’s so upsetting to see so many people who are struggling with these issues when they could have been avoided. But many of these people can still turn things around by changing their lifestyles.”

Katie and Dallas understand that those lifestyle changes are easier said than done and that busy schedules, heavy workloads and family responsibilities can make it seem like there’s no time to create a healthier life. But, they think they’ve found a way to do something about that and to help the American Heart Association at the same time. They call this innovative idea the Santa Rosa 1,000-Pound Meltdown Challenge.

Launching on June 1st, the 1,000-Pound Meltdown Challenge is
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