Fresh Start 2013 – Press Release


January 9, 2013




‘The Biggest Loser’ Season 13 Contestant Lauren Lee To Serve as Keynote Speaker


Three-Hour Fitness & Health Fair Open to the Public Free of Charge,
With Free Parking and Complimentary Childcare Services Available


More Than 12 Local Exhibitors Featured


ANTIOCH, TENN. – Lakeshore Christian Church and Hether Crawford Fitness today announced FRESH START FITNESS 2013, an event taking place Saturday, January 12, 2013, from   2:00 – 5:00 p.m. The third-annual fitness-themed fair, which takes place at Lakeshore Christian Church’s Antioch campus (5434 Bell Forge Lane East, Antioch, Tenn.), will promote the importance of healthy living, while providing tools and information to aid participants in achieving positive, life-affirming change in 2013.


“We started the ‘Fresh Start Fitness’ event in 2011 as a way to provide education, motivation, and mostly support, to people seeking to make health-oriented change or renew their healthy-living commitment” remarked Hether Crawford, training professional and proprietor of Hether Crawford Fitness. “Two years later, this event continues to grow with more vendors than ever before and a really terrific schedule of activities. It feels like we’ve started a movement within our community.”


FRESH START FITNESS 2013’s itinerary  includes presentations about nutrition and clean eating, plus interactive exercise demonstrations of classes offered at Hether Crawford Fitness, including Zumba, Boot Camp, and Cardio Kickboxing. Additionally, Lauren Lee, a contestant from season 13 of NBC-TV’s “The Biggest Loser” will give the closing address, discussing her personal weight loss journey and newfound healthy lifestyle. A meet-and-greet with Lee concludes the day.


“I’m honored to be part of ‘Fresh Start Fitness 2013,’” Lee commented. “To have been part of ‘The Biggest Loser’ was a blessing. I learned so much and was able to change my life in profound ways as a result. Sharing those lessons forward in hopes of helping others make positive change is amazing.”


Featured exhibitors at FRESH START FITNESS 2013 include:

  • ·         Hether Crawford Fitness, conducting giveaways and offering special package pricing
  • ·         Shineworthy Fine Teas, providing samples and opportunity to purchase
  • ·         Advocare, highlighting its line of energy, nutrition and sports performance products
  • ·         Beachbody, demonstrating its home workout and nutrition offerings
  • ·         Juice Plus+, with product information
  • ·         Daymar Institute, offering free chair massages
  • ·         Boro Hoops, demonstrating its custom fitness and recreation hoops
  • ·         It Works, presenting its body contouring services
  • ·         Breast Thermography of Nashville, showcasing its women’s health screening technology
  • ·         The Kitchen Approach, discussing a culinary approach to health and wellbeing and doing giveaways
  • ·         Ashley Simpson, Licensed Massage Therapist, offering free chair massages
  • ·         Body by Vi™, sampling weight-loss shakes
  • ·         Chiropractic Nashville, offering spinal alignment tests


Admittance to the three-hour afternoon session is completely FREE. Children are admitted free, and limited child care is offered free for non-attending children. (Please note that space is limited in the child care area, with babies accepted first, then preschoolers.) 


            “The support of our vendors and community partners makes this event free for the public,” mentioned Crawford. “We so value their participation, as well as the participation of our presenters, speakers, volunteers and − most importantly − our attendees.”


             “This event, by virtue of being a gathering where information is shared in pursuit of personal growth and improvement, exemplifies our church’s motto: Connect. Grow. Serve.,” offered Randy Cordell, Senior Pastor of Lakeshore Christian Church. “We are thrilled to once again host Hether’s ‘Fresh Start Fitness’ this Saturday and hope that our neighbors join us in making 2013 an amazing year. ”



About Hether Crawford Fitness

            Established in 2010, Hether Crawford Fitness is led by fitness enthusiast and ACE-certified personal trainer Hether Crawford. Among class offerings at HCF are Cardio Kickboxing/Core, Zumba®, Boot Camp, Cross-Training and more. Learn more at Connect with Hether on Facebook (search and Twitter (@hethermc).


About Lakeshore Christian Church

            Lakeshore Christian Church has served the Antioch, Tenn., community since 1974, and is led by Senior Pastor Randy Cordell. Services are offered two times each Sunday, at 9:00 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Learn more about Lakeshore Christian Church at, and Like Lakeshore at and Twitter (@LakeshoreCC).





For Hether Crawford Fitness:
Hether Crawford


For Lakeshore Christian Church

Randy Cordell



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