2018 Wellness Challenge

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Wellness Challenge 2018 poster

When:               

  • Challenge runs from January 22nd – February 18th (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

Points /day

Max points/week

Eat at least one dark green & one orange vegetable or fruit/day

2

14

Eat at least 3 servings of whole grain products/day

3

21

Select at least 2 servings of lower fat milk & alternatives/day

2

14

Choose at least one meat alternative/day

1

7

Enjoy at least one technology free meal/day

1

7

Water

 

 

Drink at least 6 cups of water/day

6

42

Sleep

 

 

Sleep at least 7 hours/day

7

49

Physical Activity

 

 

Accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity/week - 10 minutes = 5 points

 

75

Accumulate at least 90 minutes of muscle strengthening activities using major muscle groups - 10 minutes = 5 points

 

45

Wellness Education

 

 

Attend the weekly lunch and learn sessions or watch the videos

 

5

 

 

 

TOTAL POINTS PER WEEK

 

279

 

  • Report to team captain once a week with your points.
  • The team captain is to compile the total team points per week and report the points to Val Choo-Foo by February 7th for a mid-report and then by February 23rd 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! 

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