YAKIMA, Wash.-- The
Yakima Athletic Club put on a mini "summer games" to get people
excited about fitness.
showed off their strength training skills by lifting weights, doing the long
jump and sprinting, all in the name of fun and fitness.
gym got the idea from the summer Olympics, and hopes the event grows each year.
want this to get so big that they cancel the real summer games and come here
because this is the event to be at," said Fitness Director, Tanner Dean.
participant says its not just about the challenge, but also the people.
being here in an environment you love, you love being at the gym, you love the
being with people that support you and such, so I think it's just a great place
to be," she said
is the second year the gym has put on the event, and it hopes to continue every
You will be able to watch the Winter Olympics
games in February on NBC.