G3 Health and Fitness provides health and wellness family education in at-risk communities to combat the increasing incidence of childhood obesity.  Our mission is to help families “Get Moving … Get Knowledge … Get Healthy and Strong”.

G3 is a certified “CATCH” ( Coordinated Approach To Child Health) provider.  For 25 years the CATCH programs have guided kids on how to be healthy for a lifetime and it is now the #1 health promotion and childhood prevention program available.


Our aim is to prevent chronic diseases, improve families’ health and wellness by offering health education and fitness programs.  An academics enrichment program will be available to foster healthy minds and boost self-esteem.

Home of the G3 Youth Fit Club

The G3 Youth Fit Club is an hour and 1/2 class that meets 1-2 times per  week. Its curriculum is designed for boys and girls ages 8-13 yrs old.

  1. Our Goal is to teach kids life long healthy habits while they have fun exercising and learning about good food choices. Classes are taught by a Certified fitness instructor and Nutritionist with assistance from Interns.
  2. Community Outreach -We provide Energetic Fitness Demo’s and Fun hands on Nutrition Education and Speakers for church groups, Health Fairs, and Community Events.
  3. We have volunteer positions available!


Our Board Members

President – Cynthia Carpenter established G3 Health and Fitness after learning more about the growing epidemic of Childhood Obesity in the United States.   With a strong background in health care and keen interest in exercise, Carpenter knew that G3 would have to be multi-faceted to address the Childhood Obesity epidemic.  Consequently, a non-profit was formed with members from the medical, fitness, and business communities whose mission is to help families “Get Moving, Get Knowledge, Get Healthy and Strong” ~ otherwise known as the ‘G’ Factor.

Previously worked as an Account Manager with Abbott Laboratories specializing in renal disease for fourteen years, She saw first hand the affects of hypertension, diabetes and other chronic diseases. Carpenter is a Certified Personal Fitness Trainer, and has worked as a group instructor and wellness coach at the YMCA, Mt. Laurel, NJ. As a Christian woman, Cynthia Carpenter is also highly motivated by 3 G’s; to Give, God Glory! Cynthia Carpenter is a wife and mother to two high school young men. She resides in Burlington County.

Vice President – Susan Ball – Since 1985 Susan Ball has been an active fitness and lifestyle coach in the Burlington County area where she was raised and educated.  Susan brings her special style, exuberant attitude and professional knowledge to every person she has worked with.  As Vice-President of G3 Health and Fitness, Susan is also one of the trainers for the organization and presents at the Kennedy Center and various church and community groups.  Susan’s fitness background includes and not limited to professional certifications from AFAA Personal Training, Body Training Systems Body Pump Combat as well as Zumba Fitness and Yoga.  Being featured and cited for many national fundraisers and promotional videos is her way of sharing her zest for health and awareness.  “It’s time for us to give back to our community through education and action today’s youth deserve a chance to live a healthy and productive life and I am proud to be able to make a difference.” – Susan Ball

Treasurer – Phillip Morgan is an Entrepreneur;  owner of an Insurance Agency in the Burlington County area of New Jersey. He is committed to giving back in the community and has led financial management and business workshops to help students learn about business ownership. Phil’s interest in business, non-profits and his interest to support health and wellness led him serve as a Board advisor for G3 Health and Fitness.

Secretary – Ellena Ellington – With a background in Early Childhood Development and over seventeen years experience, Ellena Ellington brings her passion for children to G3 Health and Fitness.  Ellington has an entrepreneurial  background and owns a cleaning business in Burlington County.  Her organizational skills, sparkling personality and drive are a valuable asset to the Board position of Secretary. Ellena Ellington resides in Hainesport, NJ with her husband, two children and dog, Jewel.

Director of Healthcare – Anastasia M. Gray, MSN, CRNP a Philadelphian, has been a Family Nurse Practitioner for twenty-six (26) years and a pioneer specializing in HIV care for the last twenty-one (21) years at Temple University Hospital.   Ms. Gray has a strong connection with the community and provides primary care to HIV patients and specializes in health care issues of women at Temple University Medicine Practice Group.

Gray is a member of the Association of Nurses Aids Care (ANAC), and is the founder and Vice-President of the Coalition of Providers of AIDS Care, Inc. (COPAC), an organization of African American health care providers.  Ms. Gray is a member of the Philadelphia Area Nurse Practitioners and serves as a Board member and consultant for the Institute for Safe Families as well as Board member of Circle of Care.  She has spoken across the country on topics related to domestic violence, HIV, AIDS, and the influence of HIV on domestic violence.

Anastasia Gray is the recipient of numerous awards including most recently the 2011 Nurse Practitioner of the Year for the State of Pennsylvania.  She resides in Westampton, New Jersey with her husband.   She has one daughter, Karena, and one son, Dell and grandson Zachery.  In her limited spare time she loves competing in tennis play. She loves staying healthy and fit and will be found often working out. Gray attributes her success and drive to her family, her faith in God and the strong influence of her mother.

Medical Advisor – Dr Vincent Pearson wishing to participate in a worthwhile community service organization in his neighborhood is our latest Board Member.  He has worked with many non-profits over the years in NJ and PA:  Head start Centers,  the American Cancer Society, Philadelphia Diabetes Expo as well as Lincoln University Board.    As a retired Senor Medical Director for Independence Blue Cross, Pearson brings a wealth of knowledge to G3.


Advisory Board Members

Alexis Bunch became involved with G3 Health and Fitness because of her joy in working with the community,  in particular children and families. She believes that If you start to educate children about proper nutrition and fitness at a young age then you will give them the tools to use as adults to live healthy lifestyles. Bunch is involved with the Food Bank of NJ, WIC, Headstart and Evergreen Court Senior Center. Bunch is a Dietetic Technician with experience at Robert Wood Johnson University. She continues her education at UMDNJ on the way to a Registered Dietitian. Alexis is from Runnemede, NJ.

Ann Pittaoulis is a Registered and licensed Dietitian.  When two of her sons were attending Drexel University, she decided to join them and got her degree in Nutrition and Food Science.  Her work history includes working as a nutritionist in the City of Philadelphia Health Centers, teaching Diabetes Education in the Philadelphia and surrounding counties as well as in various South Jersey centers. Her current position is as a renal dietitian working with dialysis patients. After years of working with her patients she realized that many of these co-morbidities can be prevented.

Pittaoulis is passionate about promoting a healthy lifestyle to prevent and control the conditions of diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. She is extremely interested in the epidemic of childhood obesity. She continues to volunteer with the local chapter of the National Kidney Foundation, MANNA and well as provide nutrition counseling to some members of a local church. She lives in Philadelphia with her husband and has 4 sons and 6 grandchildren.