President Birx and Healthy PSU are pleased to announce that Plymouth State University will once again be participating in the ON THE MOVE 12-week National Challenge organized by WELCOA (Wellness Council of America) This is an opportunity to move more, sit less and thrive while at work and at home while participating in a “friendly challenge” in real time to be one of the Top 100 active organizations in the country!
READ President Birx letter of commitment to the 2017 On the Move Company Challenge
The 12-week challenge runs April 3, 2017 to June 25, 2017! Check out our PSU On the Move March 30 Recorded Webinar
HOW TO REGISTER: (register by April 3, 2017, but no later than April 9):
– Click here today to create your registration profile on the On the Move online platform: https://onthemovechallenge.welcoa.org/register/PSUISONTHEMOVE2017
– or you can use the registration code “PSUISONTHEMOVE2017” to sign-up on the WELCOA On the Move platform at https://onthemovechallenge.welcoa.org
– You must use your Plymouth email domain to register (plymouth.edu)
NEW for OTM 2017 – PSU Weekly Raffle Drawings for Points Earned…Gift cards, prizes, and more!
- March 24, 2017- Join Healthy PSU for a STEP IT UP Challenge – STAIR CLIMBING at D & M Building at Noon and sign-up for the On the Move 12-week challenge!- April 5, 2017 – PSU On the Move Kickoff Open House for Faculty/Staff! Join us anytime between 11:30-1:00 at ALLWell North!
- May 3 and June 7, 2017 – PSU On the Move “LIVE EVENTS!” More info coming soon!
- Get Outdoors and Move PSU! Check out the resources and equipment available at the PSU Outdoor Adventure Education Center
As part of the On the Move challenge, you’ll get resources that help you:
- MOVE more during your day: Tips to move when you want, how you want and how much you want and the ability to track your activities! Like walking, gardening, house work…Yes…house work, swimming, hiking, etc…
- LEARN more about healthy living practices: Read and/or watch videos about health and well-being!
- ASSESS: Set some goals that are meaningful to YOU!
- SHARE: Get support and connect with friends and colleagues!
- BOOST: Give a boost (virtual high-five) to your PSU teammates!
What PSU employee’s have shared about the 2016 On the Move Challenge:
PSU Employee’s share “WHY” they are planning to: PSU staying On the Move
- PSU Employee’s share their personal “Fitness Dreams“
- PSU Employee’s Discovering their “WHY?“
- PSU Employee’s OTM Testimonials
ON THE MOVE RESOURCES:
Choosing Walking Shoes: Shoe Guide