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14 DAYS TO GO!

14 days to go! We have the target of 140,000 steps and 336 hours to achieve them.

Over the next two weeks, let’s aim to try something new and finish the challenge with a wide range of movement and new experiences under our belts.

The 10,000 Step Challenge has been a great way to get the University of Newcastle staff and students moving. We hope you are noticing the benefits that movement provides not only for your physical but also your mental health.

A great way to improve your overall health and wellbeing is to nourish and fuel your body. The Forum’s very own Bek Nutter has put together a collection of nourishing recipes, full of satisfying goodness. Get your free copy of her recipe book HERE.

If you create a recipe from this freebie, inspire your peers or colleagues with your culinary skills by posting a photo and tagging @theforum.nusport and include #everystepcounts. Enjoy the last two weeks of the challenge. Movement is a privilege that we often take for granted.

It’s always important to remember…“It’s not where you start.  It’s where you finish.”  Zig Ziglar.

HERE ARE SOME ACTIVITIES TO KEEP YOU MOVING:

LGA WALKS

 

Walks are an absolute staple in the daily effort to hit 10,000 steps. With the aim to try something new this week, think outside the square and explore your LGA and the different walking tracks available. Day light savings has returned this week giving us with extra day light in the back end of your working day. With beautiful weather scheduled through the week, fresh air and vitamin D will get your spirits ups.

Check out the following trails in your LGA:

·      Newcastle LGA

·      Lake Macquarie LGA 

·      Maitland LGA 

·      Port Stephens LGA

·      Central Coast LGA 

When exercising, please adhere to the NSW Public Health Order and restrictions.

STRENGTH BASED HIGH INTENSITY WORKOUT W/ FORUM TRAINER BEK NUTTER

Level it up for the second last week of the AUHC!  This workout is set to earn you over 6,000 steps.

DAVE AND AIDEN - 90 SECOND HIIT LADDER

This simple workout can be tackled in your lounge room, back yard or even your local park. You choose the pace and intensity level.
It’s a great way to get your heart rate up in a short period of time.

AMANDA'S YOGA MOBILITY

Finish the week with this 30-minute yoga and mobility sessions.
Gentle movement is a great way to clear your mind as we move into the weekend.

Disclaimer:

  • Consult your doctor before performing any exercise.
  • Only workout within your limits in a safe suitable environment.

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