The Athlete of the Year campaign powered by Huntsville Hospital Sports Center, TOC Sports and D1 Huntsville is going strong. High school senior student athletes who perform on the field, in the classroom, as well as contributing to their school, community and society have been reciepients of the award. CLICK HERE to see the winners. Congrats!
The athletes of D1 Greenville had some extra incentive to
get better this past Sunday.In partnership with a local high school, D1 Greenville hosted its first
ever TRAINING FOR A PURPOSE event to benefit the Project HOPE Foundation.
Project Hope is an upstate South Carolina charity that leads the way in serving
children with autism in the state. They are the only organization in the
upstate that provides nonprofit treatment for children with autism. D1
Greenville ran two adult boot camp classes on Sunday to benefit the
organization; it was a great workout for an even better cause!
Injured athletes and hard-core fitness buffs have a new venue to help them get into shape. D1 Sports opened last week adjacent to its local partner, WKONA, on Lovers Lane.
The indoor training facility features a field with new turf cushioned with crumb rubber. D1 also includes a full circuit of weight machines, free weights and an area for softball batting practice.
On one of the first nights it was open, students ran sprints as part of an initial fitness test to give facility trainers a baseline.
CLICK HERE to read more from the story in the BG Daily News.
In support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, D1 Cincinnati is offering a Women Only Boot Camp on Wed., Oct. 26 from 5:30-6:30 pm for women 18 and older, where all registrations and donations go directly to Susan G. Komen for the Cure. This session will include high-energy cardio work with high repetition resistance training focusing on muscle tone and weight loss. This should be a great night of fitness supporting a great cause. CLICK HERE for more info.
The D1 Fight for Air Dodgeball Tournament benefitting the American Lung Association in Tennessee will be taking place Oct. 22 at D1 Nashville. Teams of 10 will battle in a double elimination tournament for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies. Teams can pre-register online by CLICKING HERE. Registration will also take place the morning of the tournament beginning at 10:30 a.m. with the tournament kicking off at 11:00 a.m.
Proceeds from the D1 Fight for Air Dodgeball Tournament will go to the American Lung Association in Tennessee to support their programs, advocacy and research. Over 700,000 people in Tennessee struggle to breathe every day! COPD is the #4 leading cause of death in the United States and Lung Cancer is the #1 cancer killer.
Basketball season is right around the corner and D1 Knoxville is ready to take your game to the next level. D1 Knoxville and MAX Basketball will be hosting skills camps for boys and girls featuring former UT Vols players Melvin Goins and Kelley Cain. These sessions will include fundamental drills in shooting, passing and ball handling.
WHEN: Nov. 5th (Girls), Nov. 12th (Boys)
WHERE: D1 Knoxville
TIME: 9-11 AM
COST: $50 ($40 for D1 Members)
Check out San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers rocking his D1 shirt at a press conference last week. Philip is a co-owner of D1 Huntsville and trains there in the offseason. CLICK HERE to see the press conference and CLICK HERE to go to D1Gear.com and buy your own D1 ring spun t-shirt.
On Wednesday, Oct. 12th, D1 Cincinnati is having a Business Night, which will include demonstrations from Reds Medical Director and Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr. Timothy Kremchek of Beacon Orthopedics and Morgan Gregory, D1 Facility Coordinator. On this night you will have the opportunity not only to learn how being a D1 Athlete may help your lifestyle, but also how D1 may help you and your colleagues with team building. The event will begin at 5:30pm, don't miss it! CLICK HERE for more info.
Great D1 Experience event with busy PGA golfer Scott Stallings at D1 Knoxville on Friday. After training on Friday at D1 Nashville and building a training plan on his Titleist Performance review, Scott headed to Knoxville to workout with lots of fellow Knoxville golfers. CLICK HERE to read the the recap and watch a video of the event. CLICK HERE to listen to a radio interview done prior to the workout.
The D1 team is honored to
once again be participating in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K taking
place in cities all over the country. We invite everyone to join us in an
effort to fight breast cancer throughout the world by taking steps to support this
cause. The Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure® Series is the world’s largest and
most successful education and fundraising event for breast cancer ever created.. Here are the remaining dates and
locations D1 will be participating as D1 Cincinnati, D1 Savannah and D1 Greenville have already participated:
10/15 – Birmingham @ Linn Park
10/22 – Knoxville @ World’s Fair Park
10/22 – Little Rock @ Downtown Little Rock
10/29 – Nashville @ Maryland Farms
To join your local D1 team on race day, stop by and talk to a D1 employee.
Can’t make it to a race? You can also show your support by purchasing your own
“Training for a Purpose” t-shirt from D1Gear.com,
but you better hurry because quantities are limited!