UMD WELLNESS PROGRAM
Are you ready for the 50-days of
becoming more physically active?
Participating is a great way to balance your nutrition, reduce stress,
and increase your physical activity. While participating in this program,
not only will you increase your health and wellness, you can earn a specialized
or a UMD imprinted water bottle.
Who is eligible to participate?
UMD faculty and staff are eligible to participate
in this program, a sure-fire way to boost your physical and healthy
How do I participate:
Step 1: Sign-up online:
Step 2: Print monthly "Activities Calendar"
As a guide, read the sample Activities
Step 3: Print monthly blank calendars to log your continuous
50 days of activities, nutrition or stress reducer tips. Print
only the ones you need to total 50 days.
Step 4: Choose an approach to wellness that works
for you. Mark the monthly
blank calendars with any of the following or a mixture of your:
- (1) daily pedometer steps;
- (2) the number of minutes you did physical activity;
- (3) specify the physical activity done; or
- (4) the nutritious food that you ate or drink. Feel free to copy
activities/tips from the Step
2 Activities Calendar.
- On some days, follow activities from the Step
2 Activities Calendar by circling the dates you did the activities
or read the website specified for each particular day. For the other
days, write down activities that is your own agenda.
Step 5: Participate for any 50 continuous days from June 1
to December 31, 2008.
Step 6: Submit completed calendar log by May
|By fax: 218-726-7505
|By campus mail:
UMD Wellness Program
|By postage mail:
Department of Human Resources
255 Darland Administration Building
1049 University Drive
Duluth MN 55812
Click here for other activity ideas you can
do that are not listed on the logs?
- going up and down stairs
- home improvement
- jumping rope
- mopping floor
- mowing (push lawmower)
- washing car/windows
- weight lifting
- wood working
Physical Activity in your Daily Life
Inside the Pyramid, What is Physical Activity
CDC Physical Activity Topics
UMD Employee Wellness Program