Health and Fitness Expo

Sports and Fitness hosts its annual Health and Fitness Expo today, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at Specker Field House, 1182 12th St. There will be a variety of vendors and interactive displays to provide an overall health and wellness experience. Light refreshments will be provided and floor aerobics demonstrations conducted for those who wish to participate. The Expo has a T-shirt giveaway and chances to win door prizes. Eligible participants include all active-duty Soldiers, family members, retirees, civilians and affiliated ID cardholders. Patrons who are interested in becoming a vendor for the Health and Fitness Expo may contact Charice Smith, 703-806-4659. For more information about the Expo, call Sports and Fitness, 703-806-4655.

Weight Loss Challenge

Sports and Fitness has a program to help participants with accountability The Eight-Week Weight Loss Challenge runs through March 1. Participants meet at Graves Fitness Center every Friday, noon-1 p.m. for an initial weigh-in and for program instructions. Each participant will be given an eight-week activity log to track daily exercise and diet. While the main reward is losing weight, for added incentive, the male and female from each category who loses the largest percentage of their original (first weigh-in) weight gets a $10 gift card. Register at Graves Fitness Center, 2116 Abbott Road. Call 703-806-5368 for more information. 

Youth Sports spring registration open

Registration is open for youth softball; spring soccer; Little League; track and field; and START Smart Sports (baseball, golf, tennis and soccer) through March. 1 or when enrollment is full. Visit belvoir.armymwr.com for ages, season dates and costs. Enrollment must be made in person at Parent Central Services, 9800 Belvoir Road, Bldg. 200, or online at Webtrac (must be registered with Parent Central Services to use Webtrac). For more information, call Julie, 703-805-9138.

Graves Fitness Center Equipment orientation

Join Graves Fitness Center staff for an introductory equipment orientation. Participants will learn how to properly use each machine and get the most out of their workout. The program is open to all patrons eligible to use Graves who are at least 16 years old. Orientations are at 1 p.m. on the last Monday of every month and are open to 15 participants. Registration opens at the start of each month. Call Graves Fitness Center, 703-806-5368. 

Max Mileage Cardio ProgramSports and Fitness is offering a free 12-week cardio program where participants record their miles each day. Participants who achieve 250 miles or more at the end of the 12-week program will get a T-shirt. The program runs through March. Each participant will be given log-in sheets to track their progress. Participants track their daily steps/miles while walking, biking, rowing, using an elliptical and/or climbing on a stepper. At the end of each week, participants will add their weekly totals. The Max Mileage Cardio Program manager will collect the log sheets every Friday and post the results on the following Monday. Visit Belvoir.armymwr.com for a list of suggested goals based on skill level. Eligible participants include all active duty, retirees, civilian employees, and family members. Registration can be completed at Graves Fitness Center, the Body Shop or Kawamura Human Performance Center. Call 703-806-3100 for more information.