Minutes in Motion

Minutes in Motion

Six-week physical activity challenge begins March 21, 2016

This is a special year for Minutes in Motion. It's the 10-year anniversary! Thousands of people have participated over the years reporting millions of minutes of physical activity. Last year 4,761 people reported more than 6 million minutes. This year the goal is to increase the number of participants to 5,000 and 7 million minutes of physical activity.

Minutes in Motion is virtual - people can participate from anywhere and do - 13 states across the United States are represented by past participants. This program can be done anywhere, by everyone regardless of age, ability or location.

This year, Minutes in Motion participants can look forward to a weekly newsletter featuring 10s... like 10 minute challenges, 10 great exercises to try, top 10 energizing recipes and stories featuring past Minutes in Motion winners. And let's not forget the prizes with the $500 Grand Prize sponsored by the Ho-Chunk Nation.

Registration begins Monday, February 15. For more information, call Gundersen Health System's Community & Preventive Care Services at (608) 775-4717 or e-mail wellness@gundersenhealth.org.

With Minutes in Motion, you can:

  • Pick any physical activity that fits your lifestyle
  • Aim for 30 minutes of physical activity a day
  • Total 1,260 minutes over the six weeks
  • Win prizes including $500 gift card to spend where you want

Important Dates

  • Feb. 15 - Registration opens
  • Mar. 21 - Challenge begins
  • May 1 - Challenge ends
  • May 5 - Final minutes due
  • May 9 - Prizes announced
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