More than 300 local celebrities, athletes, and fitness-conscious individuals from around Austin, Texas competed this June to be named one of the ten “fittest” in the city during Austin Fit Magazine’s inaugural event, the 2012 AFM FITTEST Challenge presented by Nexersys.
Men’s overall winner Greg Cook, Pure Austin fitness trainer, and women’s overall winner Judy McElroy, triathlete and Ironman finisher, not only excelled in their age groups, but also outperformed all other competitors. Each are being awarded with a Nexersys for their efforts in the competition, and for working hard to maintain the integrity of their own health. Valued at $2,495, Nexersys fitness machine is an interactive and intelligent fitness product that delivers high-intensity interval cross training workouts including striking, gaming, cardio sparring, technique, and core.
“Nexersys exudes fitness made fun, and that’s exactly what the 2012 AFM Fittest contest was,” said Terry G. Jones, Chairman and CEO, Nexersys. “Nexersys is grateful to have been given the opportunity to partner with Austin Fit for this event that both supports Austin athletes and helps to promote all forms of exercise. We felt that AFM Fittest offered a fair range of tests to challenge each individual competitor, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to hand out the grand prize of a Nexersys fitness machine to these two deserving athletes.”
On Tuesday, July 31, Austin Fit Magazine is to host its August issue release party during which awards will be presented to the fittest in Austin. The event will be held in Austin at Molotov on 719 West 6th Street from 6PM to 8PM CST.
“The ten fittest issue has become a highly anticipated edition of Austin Fit, achieving higher pick-up rates than any other issue of the year,” said Alex Earle, COO, Austin Fit Magazine. “We felt it was time to up the ante and host a real event to determine Austin’s fittest, rather than rely on voting. We were thrilled not only by the level of competition that showed up, but also the support we had from companies like Nexersys in Austin’s own business community that really came together as one to make this event a success. The August issue will hit stands July 31st and our goal is to simply inspire more people to get active and adopt a healthy lifestyle.”