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Get Pumped for Shore’s Cardio Challenge at Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness February 28

Photo Credit: Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness

Shore Medical Center is teaming up with Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness to present the second annual Cardio Challenge on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018 to wrap up American Heart Month. The Cardio Challenge will take place at Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness, and it will include a free day of activities, health screenings and more. This day is open to everyone, as Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness will be offering a one-day free pass to use the gym facilities to anyone who comes that day. Greate Bay Racquet & Fitness (www.greatebay.com) is located at 90 Mays Landing Road in Somers Point, NJ.

The Cardio Challenge is a contest that is designed specifically by the trainers at Greate Bay. Programs are available for advanced, intermediate, and beginner levels. People of all ages and fitness levels are invited to participate and have a chance to win prizes and claim bragging rights of the being the best in the community! Participants can take the challenge at any point between 8 am and 7 pm. Shore Medical Center, Penn Cardiology, and Shore Physicians Group will offer free nutritional tips, wellness information and blood pressure screenings between 8 am and 10 am, and between 5 pm and 7 pm.

Below are the challenges and prizes for each level:

  • Beginner (winner gets a free one-hour private training session, plus a free drink at the juice bar)
  1. Squats: 1 minute
  2. Modified push-ups: 1 minute
  3. Sit-ups: 1 minute

Total number of squats, push-ups and sit-ups determines the winner

  • Intermediate – use squash court (winner gets a $25 voucher to the Blue Wave Spa plus a free drink at the juice bar)
    1. 1 squat thrust – run to wall and back
    2. Repeat for 2 minutes
    3. Number of rounds completed determines the winner


  • Advanced – use squash court (winner gets free one-hour private training session plus a free drink at the juice bar)
    1. One burpee – run to wall and back
    2. Repeat for two minutes.
    3. Number of rounds completed determines the winner

    About Shore Medical Center
At Shore Medical Center, located in Somers Point, NJ, kindness complements an extraordinary level of clinical sophistication. People are the foundation of this modern medical center where advanced technology harmonizes with compassionate care. Shore Medical Center attracts the area’s best physicians, nurses and clinicians, and is the first and only hospital in New Jersey and one of 86 healthcare organizations worldwide to earn Designation as a Planetree Patient-Centered Care Hospital®. Recognized for its dedication to patient safety, Shore has received seven consecutive “A” grades in The Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Score since Fall 2014. Shore Medical Center is home to six Centers of Excellence for Cancer, Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Spine and Orthopedic, Emergency and Maternity and Pediatric care. Shore’s affiliations include Penn Medicine, Onsite Neonatal Partners, St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children, Mayo Medical Laboratories, and Advanced Radiology Solutions. In addition, Shore is a member of the Jefferson Neuroscience Network and has physicians on staff from the Rothman Institute. In 2011, Shore opened its Pediatric Care Center, the first of its kind in New Jersey, and its state-of-the-art Surgical Pavilion and Campus Expansion. The Shore Medical Center Planned Giving & Development team, which includes the Auxiliary, creates and implements dynamic philanthropic programs that support the mission of Shore Medical Center (www.GivetoShore.org). For more information about Shore Medical Center, visit www.ShoreMedicalCenter.org.