Category: Monthly Fitness Challenges

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…

April’s JUMP INTO SPRING Fitness Challenge

  Click JUMP ROPE for an editable copy of the challenge! Choose a level that’s comfortable yet challenging for you:                Level 1 – Perform the number of jumps listed each day followed by the 1-minute speed rope challenge. Level 2 –  Double the number…

February’s Healthy Breakfast Challenge

Students, teachers, and families have enjoyed each of the first five monthly fitness challenges I’ve presented to them this year.  However, for February, I’m offering a healthy breakfast challenge (link to document below) instead of a fitness challenge.  This idea came to me as I overheard a group…

September’s Back to School Fitness Challenge

Once again this year, I’ll be creating a monthly take-home fitness challenge for my students. The goal is to introduce a variety of exercises and routines that are quick, easy, and fun to perform, yet challenging enough to increase heart rates and help build…

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