30 September 2008
Join the JSU
JSU Wellness Walkers is a program of the JSU
Wellness Center. The purpose of the club is to involve JSU faculty,
staff and students in a positive lifestyle initiative to promote the
overall health and wellness of our campus through walking and healthy
The goals of the JSU Wellness Walkers are: to improve the
overall health and well-being of the entire JSU campus, to increase
motivation and participation in a walking regimen by providing
opportunities to walk with other JSU faculty, staff and students, to
assist in tracking the progress of each walker and group by providing
printed materials and incentives, to reduce the occurrence of
preventable chronic diseases, particularly those that are associated
with a lack of exercise and/or being overweight.
HOW DO I JOIN??
1- Create a team of no more than 10 people (can be less).
2- Choose a team leader.
3- Log your personal miles walked each week. ALL miles walked by
an individual can be logged towards the team total. (i.e., Miles
walked alone, with team, or with non team members).
4- Report your individual miles walked to your team leader each week.
5- Team leaders send weekly report to the Wellness Center.
The team and individual that logs the most miles walked will be rewarded
and recognized at the National Employee Health and Fitness Day Walk.
The following days and times are weekly opportunities to walk with
a group (even if it isn't your team) and get some hands on
Join us at the track behind Pete Mathews Coliseum.* Showers,
lockers and restroom facilities are available inside the Coliseum.
*In the case of rain, meet in the Coliseum lobby.
Please contact the JSU Wellness Center for more information at ext.
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