Local Trainers team up with TPD's PAL for Get kids healthy campaign
Toledo, Ohio (WNWO)--Local trainers are teaming up with Toledo Police to get kids healthy.
The free fitness workshop is part of Design a Body's Fitness Get Toledo Health campaign. The fitness group is made up of trainers Alisa Fletcher and James Dale. The workshop is a partnership with the Toledo Police Athletic League.
On Monday kids ages 7-17 are invited to attend the personalized workouts. They'll also receive general health and wellness tips.
In 2017 36% of all Lucas County adults were declared obese.
Trainers say they're looking to shift those statistics starting young.
"To make sure that the parents are really aware of what their kids are consuming... that they're at home cooking home-cooked meals for the kids so they can manage what the kids are eating," said Fletcher.
"You wan to take care of your body," said Dale.
The event happens Monday At TPD's PAL gym on Manhattan Avenue from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m..