Orangetheory Fitness hosts “All Out For Girls On The Run” to help better the social, emotional, and physical health of young women
Tampa, Nov. 29 – This Giving Tuesday, November 29 th , the Orangetheory Fitness
Afterburn team, is coming together to enhance the lives of children in Gainesville. They
are hosting an online donation drive benefiting the nonprofit, Girls On The Run, which
designs programming that strengthens third to eighth grade girls’ social, emotional,
physical and behavioral skills to successfully navigate life experiences.
Orangetheory Fitness is hosting the online donation drive for employees, studio
members, and the general public to participate. The online donation drive starts on
Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, and runs through Dec. 19. To participate in helping this
cause, click here: https://www.pinwheel.us/donate/ot-alloutforgirlsontherun
“Children are our future, we have to start taking care of their wellbeing today to create a
better tomorrow for society as a whole,” says Jim Potesta, CEO of Orangetheory
Girls on the Run reaches girls at a critical stage, strengthening their confidence at a
time when society begins to make them question their self-worth. This program does
this by underscoring the important connection between physical and emotional health,
the program addresses the whole girl when she needs it the most.
If you know of a family or young child who could benefit from this program, you can
apply for assistance here: www.girlsontherun.org
“From physical health to their emotional health, we’re in the business of helping people.
Everyone needs a little help sometimes,” said Potesta.
ABOUT AFTERBURN HOLDINGS
Afterburn Holdings is a leading franchisee and area representative of Orangetheory
Fitness, founded in 2013 and headquartered in Houston, Texas. The Company
operates and oversees 90 Orangetheory Fitness studios across territories in Texas,
Florida and Washington.
ABOUT ORANGETHEORY® FITNESS
Orangetheory is a heart-rate based total-body group workout that combines science,
coaching and technology to produce maximum results from the inside out. Workouts are
typically 1-hour long and are led by trained coaches, incorporating endurance, strength,
and power to guide members through 5 different heart rate zones. The workout aims to
increase excess post-exercise oxygen consumption (EPOC or the ‘Orange Effect’)
whereby participants can continue to burn a higher rate of calories for 24 to 36 hours
after their workout. There are currently over 1,300 fitness studios worldwide in the
About GivingTuesday: GivingTuesday is a global generosity movement unleashing
the power of radical generosity to transform communities and the world. GivingTuesday
was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over
the past ten years, it has grown into a global movement that inspires hundreds of
millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.