SnowFit

... inspiring employees to MOVE, THINK, & LEARN


March Happenings!!!

Couch to 5k

Get off the couch and get moving with the SnowFit Couch to 5k Challenge!

Join us this spring as we offer the SnowFit Couch to 5k Challenge! SnowFit is happy to announce this new program that will begin on Wednesday, March 22nd. Meet in the Founders Hall at 5:15 to put groups together and receive guidance.  See you there!

This program is designed for anyone interested in completing the 5k run/walk at the Scandinavian Festival in Ephraim on May 27th. Semi-structured group training sessions as well as nutrition and wellness information will be included as part of this exciting program. The SnowFit Couch to 5k Challenge is designed for walkers, joggers, and runners of all ages, shapes, sizes, and ability levels.

Jason Springer, Director of the Student Success Center, will lead this effort to get Snow College moving after a cold and snowy winter. Jason has been competing in triathlons for over 15 years. He is a USA Triathlon Certified Coach and owner of Red Rock Multisport which specializes in helping people get fit and participate in the sport of triathlon.

For more information or to sign-up for updates about the SnowFit Couch to 5k Challenge please email Christine Hanks at christine.hanks@snow.edu. Let’s get moving Snow College!

 

Week 1

Couch to 5k - 9 week program

Health Challenge 1 - Let's Talk Sugar!!!


Upcoming Events


Get Inspired!

 SnowFit Video 2016 


Weekly Challenges

Report your successes in accomplishing these weekly challenges by emailing Christine Hanks for tickets towards a fun drawing at the end of the school year!

Weeks 32 & 33 (APR 10 - APR 23) No Sweets

Weeks 30 & 31 (MAR 27 - APR 9) 30 Active Minutes/day

Weeks 29 & 30 (MAR 13 - MAR 26) 7+ hours of sleep/night

Weeks 27 & 28 (FEB 27 - MAR 12) 64 oz. of water/day

Weeks 25 & 26 (FEB 13 - FEB 26) 1 Mile for Every 2 Hours Worked (Total of 20/week)

Weeks 23 & 24 (JAN 30 - FEB 12) Log food and water every day

Weeks 21 & 22 (JAN 16 - JAN 29) Be an Early Riser!

Weeks 19 & 20 (JAN 2- JAN 15) 100 Flights of Stairs/Week

Weeks 17 & 18 - Take a Break

Weeks 15 & 16 (DEC 16 - Jan 1) 64 oz of water per day. (challenge for tickets)

Weeks 13 & 14 (NOV 28 - DEC 15) Don't skip breakfast. (bonus days for points)

Weeks 11 & 12 (NOV 14 - 27) - Walk 1 mile for every 2 hrs worked.

Weeks 9 & 10 (OCT 24 - NOV 6) - No sweets, Financial debt = Cut credit cards.

Weeks 7 & 8 (OCT 10 - 23) - Add veggie to each meal, Financial savings = Pay self 1st.

Weeks 5 & 6 (SEP 26 - OCT 9) - Add 30 min Activity/Day.

Weeks 3 & 4 (SEP 12 - 25) - Walk to Work, Financial savings = Set goal and make a plan.

Weeks 1 & 2 (AUG 29 - SEP 11) - 64 oz. Water/Day. 


Super Hero

Bring out the "Super Hero" in you by challenging yourself to one of the following workouts each day!

For tickets in the prize drawing at the end of the year, report your participation to Christine Hanks.

Avenger Workout

Batman Workout

The Flash Workout

The Hulk Workout

Hunger Games Tribute Workout

Ironman Workout

Jedi Workout

Matrix Workout

Rocky Workout

Spiderman Workout

Storm Trooper Workout

Superman Workout

Thor Workout


FEATURED COMMUNITY EVENTS

Spinning

Spinning into Spring!

See our Facebook Page for more details, or call Gwenaley (435-201-1650) or Liz (435-813-2405).

Classes are located at the West Campus. First class is free!  Punch cards can be purchased at the cashiers office.

M,W,F - 5:30 a.m.

MW - 8:30 p.m.

F - 8:30 a.m.

Each class you attend from March 13 - April 21 will give you one ticket in the Prize Drawing at the end of the school year! Your name will be automatically reported to Christine Hanks for credit.


FAQ's

  1. What happens to points I earned last year?
    • The points program will continue through Dec 15th. All previous points earned will carry over. Un-redeemed points will become tickets (10/1) in a prize drawing at the end of the 2017 Spring Semester.
  2. How much does it cost to participate?
    • Participation is technically free to employees and their spouses. However, negotiated discounted healthy lifestyle products and services i.e. gym membership in Richfield, or FitBit device purchase costs may apply.
  3. Can my spouse participate?
    • Spouses of all permanent FT/PT employees can participate.
  4. What if my FitBit stops working or becomes damaged?
    • FitBit will service your device and often-times replace it if there is a problem that cannot be resolved within one year of purchase. Go to help.fitbit.com and select 'live chat' to get your replacement processed.  (Contact Christine Hanks for replacement questions: x7054)
  5. How do I sign up for payroll deduction?
  6. Can part-time employees participate? What about their spouses?
    • All permanent PT employees are invited to participate. Their spouses are also invited.
  7. How does the program differ for Richfield vs. Ephraim employees?
    • Because Richfield does not have an activity center, special prices were negotiated at Lifetime Fitness and Impact Fitness gyms for Snow College employees participating in SnowFit.
    • Because Ephraim has an activity center, special rates were negotiated for Snow College employees that affect family rates for the AC.
  8.  Can I purchase my own FitBit and still participate?
    • Yes. Just be sure to give your information to SnowFit to participate in activities and win prizes.

Sign Up "Steps"

You may participate in any of the following ways to receive benefits. This program is entirely voluntary.

I.  Obtain a FitBit Device 

  • Purchase a FitBit device with the corporate discount through SnowFit. (If already have a FitBit device and do not wish to upgrade skip to step II.)
    • Complete the form HERE to purchase the fitbit device through the school as an employee or for a spouse/dependent of the employee.
    • Review the Fitbit website to decide on which Fitbit device you would like to purchase.
    • All devices must be paid in full at the Cashiers Office. Bring order form and receipts to Christine Hanks in HR.

II. Join the FitBit Community 

  • Set up a FitBit.com account.
  • Send your FitBit account email to Christine Hanks. (This email is used for replacements, challenges, and weekly communications.)

III. Accept assignment to a team for the current "Walk" competition 

  • Those who want to participate in the "Walk" will assemble their teams and report the names to Christine Hanks who will establish the online challenge.
  • Employees can also ask Christine for assistance in team formation.

IV. Join the Facebook Group 

  • Joining the Facebook community will give you the opportunity to support your fellow Snow College employees in their efforts to be more physically fit, share recipies, seek encouragement, and inspire each other.
  • Great articles, community events, and other resources will also be made available here.

V. Participation in SnowFit Events 

  • SnowFit promotes many community health expos, 5K events, and other fitness-related events and offers incentives for participation.

FitBit Help

How To Set Up A Tracker On A Mobile Device

How To Sync and Get Notifications with iOS Devices

How To Sync and Get Notifications with Android Devices

How To Sync with Windows Devices

How To Automatically Record Exercises with SmartTrack

How To Use Sleep Tools

How To Set Up A Tracker On A Computer


Archived Resources

arrow2015-2016 Articles & Lectures
arrow2016-2017 Articles & Lectures

Questions?

Please contact: Christine Hanks at christine.hanks@snow.edu, x7054