Tuesday, 22 April 2014
Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel To Organise Fitness Challenge
Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel
To Organise Fitness Challenge
A Fitness Challenge will take place in May at the Special One Fitness gym in Abu Dhabi, managed by the Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel.
Designed as the ‘ultimate test of speed, strength and will’, the challenge is issued to men aged 16 and above, and will be carried out on an individual basis at any time between 0900 and 2300 hours at the state-of-the-art gym in twofour54 building.
According to Mr Salah Salem Al Selumi Al Zaabi, Director of Sport Management, the Armed Forces Officers Club & Hotel, entrants will take part in six timed events, and the winner will be offered both a one-year gym membership and a cash prize of AED10,000.
“The Fitness Challenge will put entrants through their paces in six different categories ranging from the treadmill to weight pressing, as well as testing their abilities at chin-ups, sit-ups, push-ups and lunge,” he said.
“Although this is a challenge, with valuable prizes, every entrant will gain from pushing boundaries and testing themselves against the clock and their fellow competitors, and we look forward to a very exciting event.”
Registration fee for entrants is AED150, and as well as the top prize, there are three additional prizes of AED7,000 plus a six-month gym memberships, AED5,000 and three-month membership and AED3,000 and one-month membership.
The six events have to be completed in an assigned order with breaks between each event and score will be determined by a combination of all six times, with weights/heights adjusted for each participant.