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Well-being Health Challenges

Well-being Health Challenges

Administered By Human Resource Services

About Challenges

Well-being Health Challenges are aimed at promoting a variety of healthy habits among the UNI community in a fun and engaging manner. Examples of healthy habits include moving more, drinking water, getting adequate rest and sleep, and maintaining a healthy weight. The challenges are for all faculty and staff and are meant to be collaborative challenges that are focused on completion.

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Additional Movement Help

Follow these videos led by Wellness experts to get more movement in your daily routine. No equipment needed!

Exercises with Modifications

Exercises with Added Difficulty

All Movement Counts! But How Many Calories Am I Using?

Activity for Average Person at 160 lbs. (73 kg) Calories per 15 Minutes Calories per 30 Minutes
Aerobics, low-impact 91 183
Aerobics, water 101 201
Bicycling, < 10 mph, leisure 73 146
Dancing, ballroom 55 110
Elliptical trainer, moderate effort 91 183
Hiking 110 219
Running, 5 mph 152 303
Swimming laps, light or moderate 106 212
Walking, 3.5 mph 79 157

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