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Worksite Health Challenges

 

Create fun, healthy competition among your employees to get them to be more active, eat better, and more. Our Health Challenges provide everything you need to run a fun and easy program that meets your organization's needs.

The following are benefits of worksite health challenges:
  • Affordable: No cost, but you can provide your own prizes to make it even better! 
  • Turn-key: From planning to promotion and implementations, they're ready to use. 
  • Team-focused fun: Improves morale and social connections. 
  • Flexible: Can be done any time during the year. 
  • Life-changing: Participants report losing weight, quitting smoking, and feeling better. 
  • Incentives: Challenge coordinator earns $20 gift card for completing program evaluation. 

Pick a challenge that is right for your organization from this table, then learn more in the tabs below.

 Challenge Theme  Length Tracking Sponsor 
Shape Up  Eating fruits and vegetables, getting exercise, managing stress, sleeping,
and doing acts of kindness
6 weeks Paper Medica
Get Moving Physical activity 6 weeks Paper Medica

 

Shape Up Challenge

The Shape Up Challenge helps your employees become more aware of the benefits of physical activity, better nutrition, and changing other behaviors. The challenge lasts six weeks and provides employees a chance for both personal achievement and friendly competition with others.




Features

  • Points for multiple behaviors – exercise, diet, stress, sleeping and "acts of kindness"
  • Weekly wellness newsletters and email messages 
  • Tracking on paper 
  • Six weeks long



Participation

It's easy to get started. To participate, simply follow the steps below.

  1. Identify an enthusiastic person to act as the coordinator – someone who can spend two to five hours weekly motivating employees to improve their health. You might also consider forming a committee to help plan and implement the program.
  2. Read the step-by-step instructions in the Coordinator Manual. 
  3. Develop implementation and communications plans that fit your organization. 
  4. Decide whether to offer prizes/incentives (see below). 
  5. Print any promotional materials you need. 
  6. Do the challenge! 
  7. Complete a program evaluation within 30 days.



Share Your Experience and Earn Awards

Afterwards, complete a program evaluation and earn rewards for both the coordinator and your organization! The coordinator will get a $20 gift card in their name to one of over 300 retail. 

Note: To be eligible for the gift cards, the evaluation must be done within 30 days of completing the challenge. One gift card per company per challenge. 

Program evaluation




Questions?




Program Materials




Educational Newsletters (PDF) 

Week 1  |  Week 2  |  Week 3  |  Week 4  |  Week 5 |  Week 6

Get Moving Challenge

The Get Moving Challenge is designed to get your employees moving! It's a friendly competition where employees earn points for being active. During the six-week event, participants choose activities that best fit their lifestyle and goals. Activities can include things like walking, jogging, biking, swimming, hiking, dancing, or yoga and can be combined to make the challenge more interesting.




Features

  • Points for exercising 
  • Weekly wellness newsletters and email messages 
  • Tracking on paper 
  • Six weeks long



Participation

It's easy to get started. To participate, simply follow the steps below.

  1. Identify an enthusiastic person to act as the coordinator - someone who can spend two to five hours weekly motivating employees to improve their health. You might also consider forming a committee to help plan and implement the program.
  2. Read the step-by-step instructions in the Coordinator Manual. 
  3. Develop implementation and communications plans that fit your organization. 
  4. Decide whether to offer prizes/incentives. 
  5. Print any promotional materials you need. 
  6. Do the challenge! 
  7. Complete a program evaluation within 30 days.



Share Your Experience and Earn Rewards

Afterwards, complete a program evaluation and earn rewards for both the coordinator and your organization! The coordinator will get a $20 gift card in their name to one of over 300 retail stores. 

Note: To be eligible for the gift cards, the evaluation must be done within 30 days of completing the challenge. One gift card per company, per challenge. 

Program evaluation




Questions?

  • Contact your account manager 
  • Email us



Program Materials




Educational Newsletters (PDF)

Week 1  |  Week 2  |  Week 3  |  Week 4  |  Week 5  |  Week 6

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