Launches “Who Wants to Get Active?” Program Featuring Everyday People Striving to Reach Fitness Goals

December 27, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Sports News, an online community of The Active Network, Inc. (, has paired up everyday people with well-known fitness experts and coaches to get in shape for 2008 through the “Who Wants to Get Active?” program. Created to help individuals reach their fitness goals and also motivate others, “Who Wants to Get Active?” ( follows the training programs, challenges and accomplishments of men and women through personal and feature-rich blogs.

Kicking off the program are six men and women from around the country, ranging in age from 25 to 73 years old and of varying fitness levels. Although they share a common purpose, to lead a more active and healthier lifestyle in 2008, each person has a unique goal and reason for participating in the program.

Over the next five months, participants will be uploading videos and photos, and blogging regularly about their experiences. To learn more about the participants, coaches and “Who Wants to Get Active?” program, please visit

Individuals can also sign up for a free blog on to share their own fitness stories, discuss training plans and encourage one another. All the training programs featured on “Who Wants to Get Active?” are available at Active Trainer (, the source for comprehensive online training programs, videos, training logs and other tools for runners and triathletes of all levels.’s featured trainers include an impressive line-up of Olympic coaches and athletes, Ironman champions, and well-known fitness experts.

An award-winning online community of The Active Network, is one of the top sports destinations on the Web for people who want to discover, learn about, share, register for and ultimately participate in activities about which they are passionate.