Review and Panorama team up for contest

Do you want to get wedding ready? How about becoming vow-vacious, bride-alicious or va-va-va-groom?

  • Feb. 8, 2011 12:00 p.m.

Do you want to get wedding ready? How about becoming vow-vacious, bride-alicious or va-va-va-groom?

If you’re looking to knock your new in-laws dead at an upcoming wedding we’ve got the solution to your waning New Year’s resolution.

The Peninsula News Review and Panorama Recreation Centre are joining forces to help you and a friend or relative look great and feel fabulous for an upcoming wedding.

Whether you are a bride and groom, mother-of-the-bride and daughter, groomsman, bridesmaid or kissing cousin you can enter to become a member of our special fitness group.

All you need to do is send us your personal details and outline your motivation for wanting to get fit with Panorama.

Entrants must be between the ages of 18 and 69, you can enter as a pair or on your own, send us an essay of 200 words or fewer including your goals and why you should become one of our wedding warriors.

Winners will each receive a bodybugg to keep, a three-month pass to Panorama, small group personal training and nutritional advice.

“The pass will allow them to try out spin class, TRX and our other facilities other fitness options in addition to our weight room,” said Melanie Alsdorf, Panorama’s fitness, weights and rehabilitation coordinator. “The bodybugg is like having a pedometer and a heart rate monitor along with a lot of extra functionality. It gives you a clear idea of the number of calories you’re burning each day and tracks your progress. It can also provide you with a nutrition plan based on your goals and allows you to track the calories you consume.”

To qualify, you must be available to take part in the program between March 1 and May 30. You must also agree to have your progress followed in the print edition of the Peninsula News Review and online.

Send your entry c/o Melanie Alsdorf 1885 Forest Park Dr. North Saanich, BC V8L 4A3, fax: 250-656-3360, email: The deadline is Feb. 20.

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