Warriors Forward Harrison Barnes To Join Kaiser Permanente In Get Fit Hoops & Health Clinic January 30
Barnes To Share Fitness Tips As Part of NBA FIT Live Healthy Week
The Golden State Warriors and Kaiser Permanente are hosting 30 Bay Area children for a Get Fit Hoops & Health Basketball Clinic on Wednesday, January 30 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Warriors Practice Facility as part of the NBA FIT Live Healthy Week, the team announced today.
Warriors Forward Harrison Barnes will participate in the basketball clinic drills and games, as well as share some of his favorite health and fitness tips with the kids. Kaiser Permanente’s Dr. Venkateshwar E. Kapur, who specializes in sports medicine, will also be on hand to discuss the importance of proper exercise and provide tips for staying healthy and avoiding injuries. This is the third event the Warriors and Kaiser Permanente have presented this season. Previous events included a Get Fit Time-Out with Warriors Forward Carl Landry at Oakland’s Allendale Elementary School on September 20 and a Kaiser Permanente Medical Center visit with Warriors Guard Stephen Curry on December 17 in downtown Oakland.
The Kaiser Permanente Get Fit Hoops & Health Clinic is a part of the Warriors participation in NBA FIT Live Healthy Week, in which NBA teams promote a healthy and active lifestyle to kids, adults and families. This event is also a part of the Warriors Get Fit Program, which looks to educate Bay Area youth on the importance of healthy eating and active living. To learn more about the Warriors and Kaiser Permanente’s commitment to physical wellness in the community, please visit warriors.com/getfit.
To promote NBA FIT Live Healthy Week, starting on Friday’s game against the Chicago Bulls until the Tuesday, January 29 game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Warriors players will be wearing NBA Fit Shooting Shirts along with wristbands and headbands.