Victorville, CA – In It To Thin It (IITTI) is a youth empowerment program that focuses on weight loss, fitness, fellowship, and nutrition that will hold its Summer Boot Camp June 6th through July 29th in Victorville, California. The 10-week program is open to teens who are a minimum of 25lbs overweight and who are between the ages of 12-18. In its fourth year, In It To Thin It has positively impacted hundreds of High Desert overweight youth. Their is no cost to participate in the program that has become a thriving social community. IITTI is part of Heritage Lifefit –
Fitness, which is part of Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group. It is part of their community service outreach to contribute to the well being, health, and wellness of the High Desert Community.
The In It To Thin It Program will run 3 days per week, Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, starting at noon. Mixed in are other fitness events like bowling, roller skating, and laser tag. Each session lasts one hour and is designed to “get fit and have fun doing it.”
The Summer Boot Camp will be instructed by HVVMG’s Fitness Director, George Mangum. George Mangum said, “IITTI has been an on-campus program at local High Schools. Last year I decided to continue it the throughout the summer at Heritage Lifefit-Fitness to provide a continuous, year-round program for overweight kids to get and stay fit. The program gives students the training, education and motivation to transform their lives in eight weeks, launching them into a lifestyle that will last their entire lives.”
Throughout the summer, there will be weekly awards based on an individual’s achievements and team competitions. The awards will range from gift cards to being treated to special events. At the end, there will be overall winners, as determined by Team IITTI (leadership team).
Before beginning the program, each student must have a sports physical completed for the year 2016 and complete the required registration.
Information meetings are scheduled on May 30th and June 1st at 12:30 p.m. at the Heritage Lifefit-Fitness Center 12408 Hesperia Rd, Suite 25, Victorville CA 92395 where the classes will also take place.