Make it Happen Monday: MapMyFitness Quaker Challenge

27
Feb
2012

 

Two weeks ago I challenged you all to take part in the MapMyFitness Quaker Challenge and told you what I was personally committing to for this event. I’m back again to see if you accepted this challenge and how you’re making out.

I committed to getting out there with my Family and cycling, running, or walking with them at least 15 times over 30 days.  It’s been a blast.  Not only are we all getting more active and giving our hearts a workout….we’re also having some fun times together.

I’ve been keeping up with my usual training on the bike, but this “bonus” time has been so rewarding, all the way around.

If you took the challenge, please be sure to let me know how you and your body have made out over these past two weeks and what you have planned for the remainder of the 30 days.

If you didn’t yet accept the challenge….there’s still time.  Even if it’s only 5 more minutes a day, will you commit to the MapMyFitness Quaker Challenge?  What extra step will you take to stay fit?

If you need a little more incentive, there’s also a chance to win $750 if you complete these two steps:

1.Share the challenge with your friends.
2.Tell us that you’ve invited your friends to join the challenge AND share the extra step you’ll take to stay fit below.

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Quaker Oats Company. The opinions and text are all mine. Official Sweepstakes Rules.

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