“Play Fit Stay Fit” gym at Tanglewood Mall #FitFamilyChallenge #FFCroanoke

One of the free activities for the Fit Family Challenge has been PlayFitStayFit gym classes, located at Tanglewood Mall. Jason-the owner-has offered a total of 5 free classes over the last 2 months, each on a different day of the week at 6pm. According to the online schedule (located here: each night has a…
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Week 1 Fit Family Challenge VA-kick off event

Did you get to attend the Fit Family Challenge kick off event at the Star City roller rink this past Sunday? Our family went and it was a lot of fun! They had some vendors set up inside and outside that are participating in this challenge-like the dietician Kayla Williams, YMCA, Launching Pad, and Super…
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May Day! May Day! May Day! We’re drowning in sugar, unhealthy fats and processed foods!

Last week, an email welcoming us to the Fit Family Challenge, an eight-week program that helps families become more active and healthier, landed in my inbox. The email introduced us to our personal trainer and dietician. I read it as I was eating a stale Krispy Kreme donut. This, I said, couldn’t have come at…
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Fit Family Challenge starts soon!

Did you know the “Fit Family Challenge” starts this Sunday, May 1st?! This is the first year that it’s been offered in our area and I’m so excited that “Growing Up In The Valley” Roanoke VA magazine is running it.   Our family found out last month that we were selected as one of the…
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Fit Family Challenge Free Events

2016 Fit Family Challenge FREE Classes and Activities MUST SHOW FFC REGISTRATION EMAIL TO ACCESS ALL EVENTS!   Roanoke Greenway Tour at Roanoke Greenway MUST REQUEST GREENWAY TOUR CARD BY EMAILING JOSH@GROWINGUPINTHEVALLEY.COM ANYTIME – 10 DIFFERENT TOURS!   30 Minute Jump Time at Launching Pad May 9, 12, June 6, 9 3 PM – 8…
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Fit Family Challenge is Coming!

      What is the Fit Family Challenge? It’s a Challenge to get healthy and keep your kids active too. We know! So we designed the Fit Family Challenge to make it more fun and rewarding for everyone! The Fit Family Challenge is a no-cost healthy lifestyle program for families. This year, we’re taking…
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Get Your Fitness On!

Finding the time to stay active can be tough, and even if you do find the time, doing the same workouts over and over can get pretty boring. But you don’t need a gym to spice up your routine. There are plenty of phone apps, websites, and YouTube channels to help you add some flavor…
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