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NY Giants & NBC 4 NY Team Up To Host
Inaugural Health & Fitness Expo
FREE and Open to the Public At MetLife Stadium on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (May 09, 2013) – The four-time Super Bowl champion New York Giants and broadcast partner NBC 4 New York are teaming up to host the very first family-friendly NBC 4 and New York Giants Health & Fitness Expo. One of the largest FREE and open-to-the-public health events will be held at MetLife Stadium on Saturday, June 22 and Sunday, June 23 from 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Free parking will be available. Visitors to the Expo will have the opportunity to walk on the actual field where their favorite players score touchdowns and even have access to exclusive locker room tours!
The NBC 4 and Giants Health & Fitness Expo will offer an extensive lineup of events and exhibitions at numerous health pavilions located throughout MetLife Stadium, ranging from tests and screenings to fitness and family activities. Pavilions will include a Community Health Screening area that will provide comprehensive health assessments designed to educate guests about a variety of health risks. Wellness Pavilions will focus on integrative approaches to disease prevention covering such topics as diet, nutrition and dental health, while others will offer free health screenings for cholesterol, diabetes, and hearing, as well as prostate blood tests, and tests to determine glucose levels, blood pressure, BMI, body composition, skeletal muscle, resting metabolism, visceral fat, real age and body weight, and more.
“This expo offers a variety of tools and information needed to help educate the community about how to maintain or jumpstart a healthy, active lifestyle,” said Giants Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Mike Stevens. “We hope that residents of not only New Jersey and New York, but all across the Tri-State Area and beyond, take advantage of this opportunity to learn how to live well while enjoying the days’ many fun activities.”
Bruce Beck, NBC 4’s lead sportscaster, will be on hand throughout the weekend, along with other NBC 4 New York anchors and reporters and some favorite Giants players to meet attendees and sign autographs.
“Our Expo is designed to serve the community at large and its many health-related issues,” said Michael Jack, President and General Manager, NBC 4 New York. “The Expo will be a fun, family day that is absolutely free to the public and guaranteed to have something for everyone.”
Health trainers and experts will be on hand to cover topics ranging from men’s and women’s health issues and treatments, childhood obesity, and health care for the aging and elderly. Visitors will be able to enjoy healthy cooking demos with celebrity chefs, celebrity meet & greets and autograph signings, as well as Zumba dance, yoga activities and rock climbing. Visitors can also enter to win the hole-in-one contest by playing a world championship golf course using computer animation.
The Port Authority bus service will provide transportation to and from the event. The 351 Bus Service will run hourly on Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd from 10:00AM to 7:00 PM. The buses will go from Port Authority Bus terminal to MetLife Stadium Lot K, and will be located in gates 305 and 306. For more information, visit: www.351express.com.
Visitors to the Health Expo will have the opportunity to have their hands stamped from 11am-2pm for free entry to the State Fair at the Meadowlands until 6pm. Visitors can stay until fair closes at 1am. For more information, please visit www.njfair.com. For more information on the NBC 4 and Giants Health & Fitness Expo, please visit www.nbcnewyork.com/expo.