[06/15/11 - 09:52 AM]
Discovery Fit & Health Challenges You to Ask Yourself: "Are You Fitter Than A Senior?"
The five-part series launches Monday, June 27 at 8:00/7:00c following a sneak preview on Sunday, June 26 at 11:00/10:00c.

[via press release from Discovery Health]


--New Series ARE YOU FITTER THAN A SENIOR Airs Mondays at 8PM ET/PT beginning June 27 on Discovery Fit & Health with a Sneak Peek to Air on Sunday, June 26 at 11PM ET/PT--

In today's fast-paced world, many young adults live day-to-day fueled by junk food, sugary sodas and energy drinks. Add time spent online, playing video games and watching television, and we're faced with one physically unfit generation. This summer, see what happens when four lazy, unhealthy young adults move in with super fit seniors in the new, five-part Discovery Fit & Health series, ARE YOU FITTER THAN A SENIOR? (U.S. Premiere: Monday, June 27 at 8PM ET/PT). No matter what your age, this series will be sure to spark the question - are you fitter than a senior?

Every week on ARE YOU FITTER THAN A SENIOR?, four young adults are forced to quit their usual sedimentary lifestyles to see if how physically fit they really are. Swapping out fast food for healthy eating, the young adults are pushed to their physical and emotional limits. At the end of the life-changing week, the participants do a head-to-head battle against four golden oldies in a physical challenge out if they really are fitter than a senior.

ARE YOU FITTER THAN A SENIOR? features the following participants and challenges:

Sun City Center, Florida

Series U.S. Premiere: Monday, June 27 at 8PM ET/PT

NOTE: Series Sneak Peek: Sunday, June 26 at 11PM ET/PT

Young adults featured in this episode include: fried chicken addict Kevin (21); lazy part-time mom Caroline (22); authority hating smoker Jacqualine (18); and body conscious pizza scoffing Sean (21). From marathon-running to daily gym workouts, the super fit seniors featured in this episode include: Rolande (71) and her husband Bert (61); and ex-NYPD cop Bruce (69) and his wife Joan (66). At the end of the week, the seniors battle the youth in a quadrathlon.

Sun City, Arizona

U.S. Premiere: Monday, July 4 at 8PM ET/PT

Young adults featured in this episode include: lazy momma's boy Frazer (19); tan-a-holic student Judy (21); overweight smoker, Louise (18); and out of shape computer gamer Ali (22). Spending hours a day in the gym and pool, the super fit seniors featured in this episode include: Norb (76) and his wife Mari (60); and Sharon (71) and her boyfriend Tom. At the end of the week, all participants will compete in a swimming competition against Sun City's champion swimming team.

Oakmont, California

U.S. Premiere: Monday, July 11 at 8PM ET/PT

Young adults featured in this episode include: lazy socialite Ashlei (25); bone-idle punk rocker student Jennifer (20); fried food lover Nicole (22); and chain smoker Ben (18). From competitive swimming to yoga and daily gym workouts, the super fit seniors featured in this episode include: Bev (68) and her husband Ron (71); Carol (77) and Jim (77). At the end of the week, the group faces off in a cycling relay race.

Sunriver, Utah

U.S. Premiere: Monday, July 18 at 8PM ET/PT

Young adults featured in this episode include: lay-about, cider binger Sophie (21); kebab munching smoker Waqar (22); caffeine loving pizza gobbler Jenie (19); and hardcore raver Anthony (22). From weight lifting to zumba, the super fit seniors featured in this episode include: Marsha (65) and her husband Richard (62); and Tom (66) and his wife Pam (65). At the end of the week, the group laces up their boots in a race through the mountains.

On Top of the World, Florida

U.S. Premiere: Monday, July 25 at 8PM ET/PT

Young adults featured in this episode include: couch potato Stuart (24); binge drinker Ceri (24); exercise hater Jerome (21); and party girl Lanette (19). From weight lifting to pilates and running, the super fit seniors in this episode include: Dotty (60) and her boyfriend Don (63); and Bobby (71) and Jack (72). At the end of the week, they'll face a test of endurance in a race two mile race that ends with clearing horse jumps.

  [june 2011]  


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