MARSHALL — The COVID-19 pandemic has modified lots of people’s routines, together with well being and health routines. However organizers on the Marshall Space YMCA are hoping to get group members shifting once more, with the assistance of a digital health problem.
The STRONG well being problem begins Monday, and runs for the subsequent six weeks, stated Alyssa Miessner, director of member engagement on the Marshall Space YMCA.
“It is a free community-wide digital occasion, open to everybody,” Miessner stated. “You don’t want to be a member of the YMCA so as to take part.”
Miessner stated the STRONG problem is being promoted by YMCAs across the nation, as a approach to assist communities “reset” and work on staying wholesome.
The problem might be completed from residence, and there are alternatives for individuals at completely different health ranges.
“Whether or not somebody is working as much as strolling across the block or getting ready to run a marathon, there’s something for everybody,” she stated.
Individuals within the problem decide to doing 20 minutes of motion, 5 days per week for six weeks, Miessner stated. Individuals will even get digital content material, like textual content messages and emails, that hook up with a theme for that week. There will even be a non-public Fb group for the Marshall Space STRONG Problem, the place individuals can encourage one another and have a good time achievements.
“From motivation, encouragement, exercise concepts, to vitamin suggestions and tips, we’re right here to assist one another via this problem,” Miessner stated. She stated the Fb web page will even be the place to take a look at info on pop-up exercise courses and recipes. There’ll even be some prizes awarded via the Fb group.
Getting began with the STRONG Problem is so simple as making a textual content. Miessner stated individuals who wish to take part can enroll by texting STRONG to 844-229-9622, and following the hyperlink to finish the registration for and be a part of the Marshall Space STRONG Problem Fb group.
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