Take the GetFitTexas! challenge
The first GetFitTexas! State Agency Physical Activity Challenge is taking place from January 14 to March 23, 2013. This 10-week program is designed to encourage you to incorporate physical activity into your daily routine. To complete the Challenge, you must meet the minimum recommended physical activity level of 150 minutes per week for at least six of the 10 weeks of the program. Each state agency and institution will act as a team and will be led by a team coordinator.
To register, go to www.getfittexas.org, click on the “Join Program” link, and follow the prompts to create a free myFit profile.
Once you create a profile, you should join your agency team. It just takes three easy steps:
- Click on Teams under the Tool Bar.
- Click on Search/Join a Team.
- Select your agency team.
Don’t forget to register on the GetFitTexas! website by January 28, 2013.
The health plans available through the Texas Employees Group Benefits Program also offer wellness programs that have additional resources for learning about and achieving healthier lifestyles.