With the presence of Scottie Pippen and Hines Ward, the Heat MX festival was the ideal pretext for raising awareness of the importance of physical activity.
Saturday, September 1, 2018
Mexico City –
Climbing, pilates, yoga, crossfit or stationary cycling. The festival Heat MX brought together the best of the sport to stimulate physical activation in a Mexican society affected by obesity.
According to the United Nations for food and agriculture (FAO), 73% of adults in Mexico suffer from obesity. It was like that Heat MX He saw the light to try to sow the seed of the exercise.
Thousands of people grabbed it CitiBanamex Center from the Mexican capital, where they could be activated in the different modules, but also to live with major sports celebrities.
The six-time NBA champion with Chicago Bulls was present at the festival, Scottie Pippen, in addition to the two-time Super Bowl winner with the Pittsburgh Steelers, Hines Wardas well as the former Steelers player, LaMarr Woodley.
The event also counted on the presence of Horacio Lama & # 39; s, first Mexican player in the NBA, as well Simeon Panda and Paige Hathaway, among other excellent athletes in the field of fitness. All united in search of eradicating this problem in the country.
in Heat MX it was possible to practice basketball, boxing, baseball, football, fitness, football, running, climbing and even cycling, with various activations for children, a sector of the population that according to UNAM academics up to 30 percent of the population baby & # 39 ; s overweight and obesity in the country are already prediabetic.
This Sports & Fitness festival became an unprecedented event with different workshops and demonstrations that you can change a habit whenever and wherever you want.