Get moving for myeloma! Commit during Blood Cancer Awareness Month (Sept 2021) to become more fit by working out 20 minutes each day, with a team goal of 700,000 minutes. We are setting big goals for September, but as a community we know we can reach for the sky. Each week we will have a "Fitness Friday" where we will focus on awesome health tips such as successful dieting, benefits of water, and more, in our challenge we will have daily tips to encourage new habits and ways of thinking about healthy activities.
Whether walking around your neighborhood, cycling a mountain trail, swimming in a pool, gardening or trying out Yoga for the first time, gardening or playing with your kids and grandkids, any level of activity counts. So long as you stay active for twenty minutes or more!
To add a little incentive to your fitness journey, you could win the following prizes:
All participants will be the first to receive our newly designed Muscles for Myeloma shirt (min. 120 minutes)
25 raffle participants will receive a $100 Amazon gift card (must meet daily goal 15 out of 30 days)
5 raffle participants will receive an Apple Watch or $500 Amazon gift card (must meet daily goal 25 out of 30 days)
Winners of the gift cards and watches will be chosen randomly from those who meet the requirements, which can be tracked in the fitness app.
Also, join our Muscles for Myeloma Chapter event evening of Sept 1st at 7 pm EST to learn more about the challenge and find your motivation through the community.
about the author
Linnley joined HealthTree in January 2020 as the Fitness Events Manager. Her husband is a childhood cancer survivor as well as a cancer biologist. Finding a cure, better treatments, and balance through treatments is what drives their family. Linnley is an Advanced Cancer Exercise Specialist and focuses on finding what you can do rather than can't.