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Holiday Fitness Challenge

Holiday Fitness Challenge

In this week's challenge you must Exercise During the Holidays . It can seem impossible to eat healthy and exercise during the holiday season. Although most Americans gain only 1-2 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, some can gain 5-7 pounds [source: Science Daily]. Even if only a few pounds are added each year, they can have an impact on our short- and long-term health and wellbeing. One of the best ways to prevent holiday weight gain is to stay physically active this holiday season, and beyond, bring a healthy competitive spirit with a holiday fitness challenge. A popular fitness challenge for the holiday season revolves around weight management, maintaining existing weight, and ‘holding it for the holidays’ if you will. Increased physical activity is a great way to keep potential weight gain in check.

Healthy Holiday Challenge. Give yourself a gift of health this holiday season

Here are a few fitness challenges:

  1. Walk at least 10,000 steps per day
  2. Exercise for a minimum of 30 minutes per day
  3. Take the stairs instead of the elevator
  4. Participate in “Mile-Per-Day” for specific aerobic activities
  5. Stretching for 15 minutes a day
  6. Completing a community event such as a walk or run
  7. Resistance or Strength Training for 30 minutes
  8. Sleeping a minimum of 7 hours each night
  9. Drinking 32 oz. of water during the work day

Suggested Reading:

4 Reasons to Keep Exercising During the Holidays - Learn more here.

Staying Active and in Shape During the Holidays - Learn more here.

This challenge was closed on 11/29/2020

1  members have accepted this challenge.
1  members have completed this challenge.

Congratulations to these participants for completing the challenge. 
Hemant v. V Gandhi 

The Weekly Health Challenge is a self-audited program designed to motivate the JCSC Wellness participants in reducing BMI on a weekly basis.

How it works:
1. Each week there will be a new health challenge. You can accept the challenge by accepting the pledge for each challenge. You can only accept a challenge from midnight on Sunday to midnight on Tuesday.

2. At the end of the week, you can declare if you have completed the challenge. You can only mark a challenge as completed from midnight on Sunday to midnight on Tuesday.

3. Every week, the participants that complete the challenge will be recognized on this page.

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