Category: Monthly Fitness Challenges

APRIL’S MACARONI ISOMETRICS FITNESS CHALLENGE

For the month of April, our students will discuss and participate in isometric fitness. See below for an editable copy of April’s Macaroni Isometric Fitness Challenge. What are isometrics? Isometrics are also known as static exercises. It’s a type of training where the body performs little…

EMBRACE the STRIDES of MARCH – March Fitness Challenge

In an effort to bolster my goals as a physical education teacher and serve the needs of my students, I deliberately introduce various ways to keep kids’ minds and bodies healthy. Naturally, the monthly Keeping Kids in Motion Fitness and Nutrition Challenges help me accomplish…

For the Love of Exercise – February Fitness Challenge

The trusty JUMP ROPE once again grabs the spotlight for February’s Flourish with Fitness Challenge. For the Love of Exercise is designed to increase awareness of all the benefits from jumping rope. Jump rope is one of the most effective cardiovascular exercises. Along with benefits to…

Let’s Roll for Fitness – January Fitness Challenge

For January, it’s time to get back to some basic movements using a pair of dice. The Roll in the New Year fitness challenge consists of exercises ranging from strengthening the upper and lower body to increasing aerobic endurance. Each day, roll two dice and add…

PLAY FOR FITNESS – December Fitness Challenge

The December Flourish with Fitness challenge stresses the significance of good old-fashioned PLAY. As Albert Einstein famously stated, “Play is the highest form of research.” It is my belief that play is the ultimate means of physical, social, and emotional exercise for children. Play allows children to use…

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