Cook It, Move It, Do It has a new program! KickStartCQ’s Cook It, Move It, Do It initiative has an exciting new program being incorporated into its range of programs available.

The Cook It, Move It, Do It programs offers a range of different services and programs to suit different needs. These include cooking classes, outdoor gym sessions, walking groups, subsidised programs such as Lift for Life, and support through out the process.

Councillor Cherie Rutherford, Chair of Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee is pleased that to KickStart 2013 CQUniversity Australia’s Gym is coming on board to offer its services to help residents within the Rockhampton Region take that first step to making a positive change to their lifestyle.

“Eligible participants in KickStartCQ’s Cook It, Move It, Do It program are able to register their interest in the CQUniversity Gym program”.

“With this, they will have access to the gym for a subsidised $2 per visit and they will have access to all the facilities such as the pool, oval, gym, classes and training program.

“It is great to CQUniversity coming on board to help our local community be healthy and active and to help us fight the preventable diseases which now account for one third of the total burden of diseases within Australia” said Cr Rutherford.

The Healthy Communities Initiative team will work closely with the participants in KickStartCQ’s Cook It, Move It, Do It program to mentor them to have the confidence in themselves to step into a gym environment and make that positive change. The partnership with CQUniversity aims to introduce the participants to exercising and gradually help them increase their fitness in a supportive and flexible environment.

Jordan Hougan Manager, of CQUniversity Gym is excited that they can be involved in this great program. “CQUniversity is working towards being the most engaged University in Australia, and this is the perfect opportunity for us to help out our local community” explained Ms Hougan

“We have great facilities here at the gym, and trained staff who reveal in helping others achieve their goals and make a change to their physical well being.