Fit Challenge

Challenges are presented in two parts:

  1. Lift Off: Use the slideshow to review the topic and launch the challenge.
  2. Take Action: Options are provided to track participation and progress, then followed with extension activities so students can be a health advocate and challenge others. 

The Challenge: Find your motivation. 
Set your own fit goal.

 

 

View/Print Educator's Guide

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Challenge Tracker Options:  Select Image to View/Print

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Get started! Launch slides below to begin the challenge.

Activities
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It's Challenge Week

With each fit Challenge, students activate healthy habits through the meaningful practice of fit choices. The challenge concludes with students activating their friends and family to make fit choices too!

For this challenge, students set a fit goal to help motivate themselves.

Begin the challenge by selecting the Part 1: Lift Off slideshow. Students will debate what choices they should make and how they can motivate themselves to make fit choices.

Motivation Matters

Begin with a quick review of Topic 22: Motivation Matters before introducing the challenge.

Challenge: 
Find your motivation. 
Set your own fit goal.

Encourage students to get motivated to become the best they can be!

Do It!

Find your motivation. 
Set your own fit goal.

Prepare to track the challenge. How will you record student participation? Your records can be as simple as tally marks or a more complex bar graph. 

Decide which challenge tracker (see options above) you will use to track goals and the samll steps taken to achieving them.

 

Challenge Check In

Check student progress each day until you are ready to wrap-up the challenge. 

  • Show a thumbs up if you think this challenge was a breeze and you easily achieved your goal.
  • Show a thumbs down if this challenge was difficult and you lacked motivation.

Challenge Wrap Up

Lead a class discussion on the final day of your challenge:

  • What propelled you forward through the challenge? Did friends or family encourage you? 
  • What held you back while attempting the challenge? Were you able to talk yourself into making a healthy choice? Why or why not?
  • How can you overcome obstacles during a challenge?

 

Congratulations!

Congratulate and/or recognize students for successfully completing the challenge. 

Challenge Others

Encourage students to challenge another person to train his or her brain. Challenge friends, siblings, and/or other family members.