Trussway 2016 Wellness Challange


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Field LabelField TypeFrequency
7 Hours of Sleep True/False Daily
5 Servings of Vegtables True/False Daily
5,000 Steps a Day Multiple Choice Daily
30 Minutes of physical activity Multiple Choice Daily
Avoids Junk Food True/False Daily
Avoids Alcohol True/False Daily
Avoids Tobacco True/False Daily
Stretched during the work day. True/False Daily
Attended Wellness Event True/False Weekly
Lose Weight Multiple Choice Weekly
Drink 8 glasses of water True/False Daily
Attend Preventative Care Doctor Appointment True/False One Time Only

Description:

May the Health be with you

Team Heath Challenge:

Challenges are team based (up to 6 people per team) that will last the entire month of May. The top three teams with the highest scores for the month wins the challenge. Points are based on the honor system, so please do your best to be fair and honest.

 

Team Leaders:

  • Lead: KateLynn Spencer
  • Corporate: HR Department
  • Houston: Karen Coats; Colin Woon
  • Fredericksburg: Darren Hedrick; Jessica Limerick ; Brandon Buskohl
  • Ft Worth: Steve Harms; Justin McDonald
  • Fountain: Kirk Crowe
  • Orlando: Brian Freer; Kendall Gouldthorpe
  • Acworth: David Neves; Virginia Vaughan
  • Remote and Whitsett: Shawn Kelly & KateLynn Spencer

Instructions:

  • Each location will be responsible for developing their teams.
  • Follow the link to register with Challenge Runner. Each member of the team will register separately and will then be placed into your selected teams.
  • Download the App for Challenge Runner through any smartphone. Challenge Runner Fitness Challenge Logging or log information online. You can also link your activity tracker such as Fitbit, Garmin, Jawbone, and Fitbug.
  • Complete the form below with the following;
    • Team Name
    • Team Members
    • Location
  • Login Monday via the app or online to start logging your points.
  • If you have any issues, please contact KateLynn Spencer ext. 1866.

Points:

  • 1 pt. – 7 Hours of sleep (daily)
  • 1 pt. – 5 servings of vegetables (daily)
  • 2 pts. – 5,000 Steps (daily)
  • 3 pts. – 30 Minutes of physical activity (daily)
  • 1 pt. – Avoids junk food (daily)
  • 1 pt. – Avoid alcohol (daily)
  • 1 pt. – Avoid tobacco (daily)
  • 1 pt. – Drink 8 glasses of water (daily)
  • 3 pts. – Lose 1 pound (weekly)
  • 2 pts. – Attended preventive care appointment (monthly)
  • 1 pt. – Stretch (daily)
  • 3 pts. – Attended wellness month activity

 

Tips:

  • Drink more water
    • Aim for 8 oz. glasses a day. Being dehydrated can lead to fatigue.
  • Get enough sleep
    • Recommended to get at least 7 hours a night. Insufficient sleep has been linked to the development of a number of chronic diseases and conditions, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and depression.
  • Exercise
    • 30 minutes or more regular physical activity per day helps improve your overall health and fitness, and reduces your risk for many chronic diseases. Aim for an hour per day.
  • Eat more fruits
    • Fruits are a plethora of vitamins and minerals. Watermelon, Apricots, Avocado, Apple, Cantaloupe, Grapefruit, Kiwi, Guava, Papaya, Strawberries are some of the most nutritious fruits you can eat.
  • Eat more vegetables
    • Experts suggest that we should have 5-9 servings of fruits/vegetables per day.
  • Cut down on processed food
    • Most processed foods contain high amounts of salts and sugars, which lead to higher blood pressure and heart disease.
  • Eat small meals throughout the day
    • By eating smaller meals you speed up your metabolism, and control blood sugar.
  • Avoid empty calories
    • Avoid alcohol, junk food, and sugary drinks.