Wellness Challenge 2019

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A New Year - A New Challenge!
Take the 7th annual Wellness Challenge!

When:               

  • Challenge runs from January 21 – February 17 (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 2 servings of whole grain products/day

2

14

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 40 minutes of muscle strengthening activities using major muscle groups - 10 minutes = 5 points

 

20

Wellness Education

 

 

Attend the weekly lunch and learn sessions or watch the videos

 

5

Weekly Challenge

 

 

 Each week there will be a challenge

   5

TOTAL POINTS PER WEEK

 

252

  • 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 Feb. 6th for a mid-report and then by Feb. 22nd 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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