Teen Summer Challenge


HAS A SPECIAL CHALLENGE FOR THE TEENS. THE WORKOUT CHAIN WANTS THEM TO WORK OUT OVER THE BREAK AND GIVING THEM PLENTY OF INCENTIVE. DINA KUPFER HAS MORE. Reporter: THIS IS THE STAR JUMP ONE OF THE MANY ACTIVITIES THEY’RE ENCOURAGING TEENS TO DO HERE AT PLANET FITNESS THIS SUMMER. TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE TEEN SUMMER CHALLENGE FROM TODAY MAY 15th THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1st, TEENS 15 TO 18 YEARS OLD IN THE ENTIRE COUNTRY CAN GO TO PLANET FITNESS FOR FREE NO STRINGS ATTACHED. WOW. Reporter: THAT’S WHY THIS IS SO COOL BECAUSE WE KNOW A LOT OF KIDS LIKE TO HANG OUT AT HOME DURING THE SUMMER. THEY ARE TRYING TO CHANGE THE MINDSET. SO FIRST OF ALL, THIS IS COOL. THIS IS THE FIRST TIME THIS HAS EVER BEEN ROLLED OUT ACROSS THE COUNTRY. YES. SO THEY STARTED IN NEW HAMPSHIRE LAST YEAR. THEY TRIED IT OUT FOR THE SUMMER AND IT WORKED OUT. PARENTS AND TEENS LOVED IT. SO THEY CONTINUED. THEY ROLLED IT OUT NATIONALLY THIS YEAR. Reporter: SO COOL. SO WHAT’S THE WHOLE PLAN? THE KIDS SHOW UP? IF YOU ARE 15 TO 18 YOU SHOW UP TO THE PARENT WITH YOUR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN AND SIGN UP FOR MEMBERSHIP. IT’S A FREE MEMBERSHIP, NO BILLING AND YOU WORK OUT FOR FREE ALL SUMMER. THAT’S SO COOL. Reporter: THIS IS PART OF THE ENCOURAGEMENT BECAUSE OF THE FACT THAT WE KNOW KIDS DON’T OFTEN HAVE A PLACE TO WORK OUT OR EVEN KNOW HOW TO WORK OUT, RIGHT? ABSOLUTELY, YEAH. THAT’S WHAT WE WANTED. WE WANTED A SAFE AND JUDGMENT- FREE PLACE FOR KIDS TO COME, WORK OUT, GET HEALTHY AND TRY THE GYM OUT. WE HAVE TRAINER CLASSES EVERY DAY, THERE’S GOING TO BE ONE TRAINER CLASS LIKE THIS. AND THEY ARE GOING TO BE ABLE TO WORK WITHOUT WITH A TRAINER. Reporter: AND A SCHOLARSHIP IS INCLUDED? YES. EVERY STATE GIVES AWAY A $500 SCHOLARSHIP AND ONE GRAND PRIZE WINNER WILL WIN $5,000. Reporter: THAT’S WHY I WANTED TO DO THIS LIVE SHOT. THIS IS COOL. I KNOW YOU’RE LOOKING AT ME LIKE YOU CAN’T LEAVE WITHOUT DOING SOME WORKOUTS. YOU HAVE 30 SECONDS. WHAT’S ONE OF THE THINGS YOU CAN TEACH ME TO DO? HOW TO DO A BURPEE. I’M SO HAPPY ABOUT THIS. FULL BODY EXERCISE GOING TO TAKE A LOT OF LOWER AND UPPER BODY STRENGTH TO DO IT SO LET’S GET STARTED. Reporter: OKAY. LET’S GET STARTED! PROPER FORM. YOU’RE GOING TO START IN A STAYING POSITION. YOU’RE GOING TO COME DOWN TO YOUR CHEST RIGHT HERE ALL THE WAY DOWN. BACK UP TO YOUR FEET AND JUMP UP. JUST LIKE THAT. OKAY. HERE WE GO. WE’LL HAVE MORE IN THE 9:00 HOUR. 3 ENJOY A DAY

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