2017 Wellness Challenge

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Do you need a New Year's Resolution?  Take the 5th annual Wellness Challenge!

Check out the 2017 Wellness Challenge videos...

 

When:               

  • Challenge runs from January 16 – February 12 (4 weeks)

Registration:

  • Register a team from your workplace, family or friends (minimum of 5 members)
  • Email v.choofoo@swiftcurrent.ca your team name, # of participants & team captain. 

Description of challenge:

  • Each member keeps track of daily wellness points.

               - Nutrition:        Vegetables & Fruits (7 servings)                    = 7 pt
                                      Grain Products (6 servings)                           = 6 pts
                                      Milk & Alternatives (2 servings)                     = 2 pts
                                      Meat & Alternatives (2 servings)                    = 2 pts

                                                                                                    *Max points/day for nutrition = 17      

    - Water:            6 cups of water – 1 point/cup                               *Max points/day for water =   6

    - Sleep:            7 hours of sleep - 1 point/hour                                                                                                                                                                                       *Max points/day for sleep = 7

 

                       - Physical Activity:   150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity in a week
                                                      5 points/10 minutes                            
                                                                                                        *Max points/week for physical activity = 75

 

            - Wellness Education:  Attend the weekly lunch & learns or watch the videos         = 5
                                             Complete the educational activity/worksheet                      = 5

                                                              *Max points/week = 295 points

  • Report to team captain once a week with your points & any questions you may have.
  • The team captain is to compile the total team points per week and report the points to Val Choo-Foo by Feb. 1st for a mid-report and then by Feb. 17th for the final report.

Prizes:

  • Prizes for the top 5 overall individuals with the highest points
  • Prize for the team with the highest average of points!!
  • Greatest prize – your health and wellness!

Thank you to the SC Kiwanis Club for sponsoring the Wellness Challenge! 

 Click the following links for additional information/resources:

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