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Twelve Days of Fitness

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This holiday season remember to stay healthy! Incorporating the Twelve Days of Fitness during the month of December is a great way to get students and staff moving, and celebrate the holiday season in an active, fun way. Each day, a new activity will be added to the list that you can encourage all staff and students to participate.

 

Day 1: “On the first day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
One walk around my desk”

Day 2: “On the second day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 3: “On the third day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 4: “On the fourth day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 5: “On the fifth day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Fiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 6: “On the sixth day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Six shoulder shrugs, fiiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 7: “On the seventh day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Seven arm circles, six shoulder shrugs, fiiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 8: “On the eighth day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Eight knee lifts, seven arm circles, six shoulder shrugs, fiiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 9: “On the ninth day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Nine hops on one foot, eight knee lifts, seven arm circles, six shoulder shrugs, fiiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 10: “On the tenth day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Ten calf raises, nine hops on one foot, eight knee lifts, seven arm circles, six shoulder shrugs, fiiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 11: “On the eleventh day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Eleven chair sit squats, ten calf raises, nine hops on one foot, eight knee lifts, seven arm circles, six shoulder shrugs, fiiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Day 12: “On the twelfth day of fitness insert school name gave to me:
Twelve jumping jacks, eleven chair sit squats, ten calf raises, nine hops on one foot, eight knee lifts, seven arm circles, six shoulder shrugs, fiiiive hiiiiiigh fiiiiives, four desk push-ups, three muscle poses, two toe touches and one walk around my desk”

Have a happy and healthy holiday season.

 

Sonya Brown is a Health Promotion Coordinator for Alberta Health Services. December 2016.

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