Step into a healthier new year: a milestone challenge to connect with friends.
Not only is counting your steps a great way to improve your well-being without even realizing it, but taking the time to walk and breathe is great for your mental health. So the next time you’re at work, the kids’ school or the gym, why not try skipping that front row parking spot and parking your car a bit further away for a few extra minutes of free time.
Skip and a Hope: pull out your ropes.
A widely cited study found that skipping is one of the most effective cardio exercises. It can help you get fit in minutes a day jumping and feel great doing it too! According to research, jumping rope at a moderate pace is roughly equivalent to running an eight-minute mile. Plus, it engages more muscles than swimming or rowing, while still being considered a low impact workout!
Squat and Save Lives: Set a Daily Squat Goal
So much action can come from the motions of a squat, from picking up your little one to loading boxes around the house after giving birth – so doing them regularly helps build a solid foundation for functional movement while working your hamstrings. -legs, glutes and quadriceps! See, you’re already nailing it!
Fun, engaging and a way to do your body good while raising money for potentially lifesaving services – ensuring no one in Australia has to face their darkest times alone – there’s no better way to approach the new year.
Plus, we all know that our motivation skyrockets whenever we’re challenged. Let’s go back to that time when your roommate challenged you to eat an entire tub of ice cream in one sitting and you crushed it. (No? Just me?)
Well, get ready for a challenge that will make you feel way better than eating that tub of ice cream.
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