Web Toolbar by Wibiya
 
 
 

GL PROFILES

More Friends = More Fun

 
 

GL
Tweets !

13 HOURS AGO #BookClub: A lucky batch of book-lovin babes will score a copy of #Cinder to kick off our new book club. Enter here: http://t.co/UymDNwBfVb

15 HOURS AGO 7 more reasons we love hair chalk—get a week's worth of stellar styles: http://t.co/p7KSrefjYG

15 HOURS AGO The challenge is on, stylish sweeties! Enter the @mkc_couture #StyleSelfie contest: http://t.co/Ufc33qWyNE pic.twitter.com/FgoCyUPQST

 

sponsored links

60 seconds with Disney's TRYathlon champ Olivia Holt

 
Everyone from Michelle Obama to Beyonce is challenging ya to get moving, but come Monday, there will be a new get-fit-fast gig in town. Disney XD will be airing a brand-new special, the first-ever TRYathlon. Celeb competitor (and Kickin’ It star) Olivia Holt is dishin’ on the challenge:

 

So…what’s going on?

Disney is teaming up three kids like you with a pair of Disney stars (Leo Howard, Billy Unger, Spencer Boldman, Doc Shaw and Adam Hicks join Olivia) and a professional athlete from the NFL, WNBA and NBA. The three teams are going head-to-head in extreme—and extremely zany—fitness challenges.

 

Olivia was psyched when Disney asked if she wanted to participate. “I love to be challenged, and I am very competitive, sports-wise,” she says. “The best element from the TRYathlon is doing something I have never done before and challenging muscles that I don't normally use.”

 

Game on!  

Disney’s TRYathlon is all about trying new things—and that’s one of Olivia’s favorite parts of the challenge. She says the zip line bicycle was her favorite activity: “I had never done anything like that! It was so much fun.”

 

Her most difficult activity was what she thought would be the easiest, the swim relay. Swimming is something she loves to do with her friends, along with hiking and tumbling. But her favorite workout is Parkour. “I love it,” she says. “It teaches you how to do all sorts of stunts, and it challenges me.”

 

Go team

Working well with a team is an essential part of the TRYathlon, Olivia says, and that’s not just a T.V. thing. “I think working out as a team not only helps you want to keep going and working harder, [but] you [also] have other people there to challenge you and push you harder,” she says.

 

Catch the premiere of Disney’s TRYathlon (and watch Olivia work a bike zipline with her arms!) Monday, Aug. 13, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD.

 

What kind of things do you like to do with your friends to stay fit?
 
 

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 8/10/2012 5:52:00 PM

POSTED IN , , , , ,

< PREVIOUS   NEXT >   
comments powered by Disqus
 

Hurray, Fall is on its way! What are you going to miss most about summer?




 
 

A person should change their shampoo every six months because the hair will get used to it and does not get clean.

X

Score a copy of Cinder for GL's newest book club!

 

 

Love the Lunar Chronicles?

Want to start an incredible new series? 

 

We're thrilled to announce our Lunar Chronicles Book Club...starting with Cinder by Marissa Meyer! Want to score a free copy—then lead other GL girls in our book club chat?

 

* CLICK HERE to enter and win! *

 
Posts From Our Friends

sponsored links