Strength Training Thursday!

Ready to get strong?!?!  

Don’t forget to do today’s strength training workout that can be done in a gym with weights or using body weight.  Strength training is a great way to increase your overall fitness and help prevent injury.

Remember, we are getting active this month in order to honor National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month and serve as a positive example of healthy living for future generations.

Goals Check-in: 

  • BIG GOAL: Increase health and wellness and become an example of purposeful daily fitness for the next generation
  • Daily Goal: 30 minutes (or more) of purposeful fitness activity

METRICS: Record the following quick metrics in order to track your progress!

Activity: ________
Minutes Active: _______
Intensity Level of Activity: (using key below) ___

  • 0=no activity
  • 1=mild activity (stroll, slow walking, etc.)
  • 2=moderate activity (quick walking, hike, bike ride, jog, etc. that challenges you but does not greatly elevate HR)
  • 3=Vigorous Activity (running, challenging hike, speed work, heavy weight lifting, etc. that pushes your limits and elevates HR significantly)

(optional) After exercising, I felt __________.

EXAMPLE: Today I completed a 30 minute strength training routine at an intensity level of 2. After exercising, I felt tired, especially my muscles, but excited because I know I am gaining strength.  

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