Now Let's Get Fit

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Now Lets Get Fit has teamed up with former University of Kentucky great and NFL QB Jared Lorenzen on his quest to defeat his lifelong battle with obesity. Ballooning to over 500lbs Jared knows the time has come to take control of his health now.

The Jared Lorenzen Project

The Jared Lorenzen Project | TIME TO MAKE A CHANGE.

The Jared Challenge is an exercise and nutritional platform that will deliver a series of workout, nutritional, and healthy lifestyle tips for communities that are affected by obesity. It was created on a platform to aide its community of consumers in making fitness and nutrition a lifestyle.

The Jared Lorenzen Challenge

What is The Jared Lorenzen Challenge?

Now Lets Get Fit Foundation is an tax exempt 501c3 organization; EIN 81-3906195.
Every sponsorship and donation to Now Lets Get Fit is tax exempt.

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The Journey Starts Today.

Our Mission

The Now Lets Get Fit Foundation would like to invite you to join us on our journey as we help combat obesity throughout the country. Our mission is to bring the importance of a healthy lifestyle into every home in the world. People everywhere are looking for answers for their health and we’re here to help.

Now Lets Get Fit is designed to inform communities of the health risks and higher costs of living associated with obesity. We aim to create a fun, inspiring and interactive educational experience with special guests and health care specialists through events, educational tools and fitness activities.

Obesity is the number one cause for many health related issues and contributes to the high cost of health care. Now Lets Get Fit was created out of the necessity to educate communities on the effects of obesity and living an unhealthy lifestyle.

STEPS TO REACH YOUR GOAL

fighting Obesity

Obesity is one of the biggest drivers of preventable chronic diseases and healthcare costs in the United States. One third of American adults, adolescents and children are obese. At its current pace, obesity is estimated to affect almost half of the world’s adult population by 2030. The Centers for Disease Control and prevention, About one-third of U.S. adults (33.8%) are obese. Today about 1 in 3 children and teens are overweight or obese. The prevalence of obesity in children more than tripled from 1971 to 2011. ith good reason, childhood obesity is now the No. 1 health concern among parents in the United States, topping drug abuse and smoking.


Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death. The rise in weight and obesity related problems has not only cost billions of people their health but also carries significant costs to the economy. Currently, estimates for these costs range from $147 billion to nearly $210 billion per year according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.


Adult Obesity in the United States

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According to the most recent data, adult obesity rates now exceed 35 percent in four states, 30 percent in 25 states and are above 20 percent in all states. Louisiana has the highest adult obesity rate at 36.2 percent and Colorado has the lowest at 20.2 percent.

Diabetes in the United States

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Mississippi has the highest rate of diabetes at 14.7 percent. Ten of the 12 states with the highest type 2 diabetes rates are in the South. The CDC projects that one-in-three adults could have diabetes by 2050.

Inactivity in the United States

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Eighty percent of American adults do not meet the government's national physical activity recommendations for aerobic and muscle strengthening. Mississippi had the highest reported percentage of inactivity among adults at 36.8 percent

REACH YOUR GOALS

2018 Events

Saturday, October 6th 7:30-11am
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get fit

7:30-11am Free Fitness Bootcamp for All Levels, Free Health Assessments and Giveaways.
Every Wednesday at 7:30PM
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Walk

This is a free, all ages event and open to the public. First 100 people will receive a free shirt. Hope to see you there!
Every 3rd Wednesday at 7:30PM
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bootcamp

Free admission and for all ages so let’s have some fun and get moving. Wear clothes you can move around in and athletic shoes. See you there!
JOIN THE FIGHT

DONATE TODAY

Your contribution allows us to create inspiring and educational health and fitness events free for the public. Every contribution goes a long way towards our mission. Now Lets Get Fit Foundation is an tax exempt 501c3 organization; EIN 81-3906195. Every sponsorship and donation to Now Lets Get Fit is tax exempt.

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