HCCA is excited to bring back the Fitness Challenge at this year's 25th Annual Compliance Institute!
Thank you to Protenus for sponsoring this year’s Fitness Challenge. We invite ALL Compliance Institute attendees, speakers and sponsors to participate in one month of healthy and friendly wellness activities with your peers as you get moving and work your way up the leaderboard for a chance to win great prizes!
 
The Challenge officially kicks off on Tuesday, April 20 at 12:01 a.m. CDT and
ends on Friday, May 21 at 11:59 p.m. CDT.

 

The HCCA Fitness Challenge app supports participants that use their own personal Fitbit, Apple Watch, Garmin, or the movement trackers integrated on their iPhone/Android smartphone via Apple Health or Google Fit. *   

2) Complete the registration and pairing process:

  • Launch the Challenge app and complete the registration fields

  • Pair your supported step tracker (see the Challenge FAQ for details)

3) Start Walking!

  • To sync your activity data to the app, select "Tap to sync steps" at the top of the dashboard

  • Note that your steps will only count from the time you first pair your activity tracker

  • Please make sure you are actively logged into the Challenge app and sync your step data frequently, at least one time per day, and before the Challenge end time to make sure all your steps count!

 

The HCCA Fitness Challenge app supports participants that use their own personal Fitbit, Apple Watch, Garmin, or the movement trackers integrated on their iPhone/Android smartphone via Apple Health or Google Fit. *   

1) Download the "HCCA Fitness Challenge" app:

 

To join:

2) Complete the registration and pairing process:

  • Launch the Challenge app and complete the registration fields

  • Pair your supported step tracker (see the Challenge FAQ for details)

3) Start Walking!

  • To sync your activity data to the app, select "Tap to sync steps" at the top of the dashboard

  • Note that your steps will only count from the time you first pair your activity tracker

  • Please make sure you are actively logged into the Challenge app and sync your step data frequently, at least one time per day, and before the Challenge end time to make sure all your steps count!

 

BONUS ACTIVITIES

Engage in multiple Wellness activities and earn bonus steps to help you achieve your goals. Once the Challenge has started, press the "Bonus Activities" selector ** in the Challenge App to : 

Scan-In: To support your Fitness Challenge Goals, visit the following locations and scan the four (4) QR codes for a step boost:

  1. Protenus booth = 500 bonus steps

  2. HCCA booth = 200 bonus steps

  3. Publications booth  = 200 bonus steps

  4. Wellness Center = 200 bonus steps

Gratitude Audio: Take a few minutes out of your busy day and listen to the guided gratitude audio.  Be mindful and reflect on things in your life for which you are grateful. You will automatically receive 500 bonus steps at the end of the audio (limit of one bonus granted during the Challenge).

Gratitude Journal: Using the in-app Gratitude Journal, enter 3 things you are grateful for each day to help lower stress and promote calmness in your life. To provide context, we recommend listening to the Gratitude Audio session prior to journaling. You will automatically receive 200 bonus steps for completing your daily journal entries (limit of one bonus granted per day).

Tweet: Using the in-app Twitter module, tweet a selfie to share how you are staying well, engaging with your community and celebrating Earth Day on Thursday, April 22 (including Plogging while staying active). Please follow cleanup.earthday.org to connect with your community and find or create a local event. Selfie-tweets are auto-tagged (@theHCCA, #HCCAci, #plogging, #EarthDay). You will receive 200 bonus steps per day for your selfie-tweets (limit of one bonus granted per day during the Challenge).

Nutrition: Learn about new and easy ways to prepare healthy snacks and meals for the whole family with better ingredients while minimizing added sugar. Led by nutritionist and the best selling author of Half the Sugar, All the Love, these five nutrition sessions will be viewable per the schedule listed below. Receive a one-time bonus of 500 steps for each completed class.​

Apr 20 - Apr 25: Session 1 - Added Sugar

Apr 26 - May 1: Session 2 - Natural Sugar

May 2 - May 7: Session 3 - Sweeteners

May 8 - May 14: Session 4 - 3 Colors on Your Plate

May 15 - May 21: Session 5 - Small Positive Changes

FITNESS CHALLENGE PRIZES 

Step Goal Prizes: All participants who reach a Challenge Step Goal Level of 75K, 150K, 225K or 300K steps at the end of the Challenge will be entered into a drawing for a prize.  

If you reach one of the following step goal levels, you will be entered into the drawing only for that step goal bracket.

  • 300K+ steps – three (3) random winners get $250 Visa Gift Card

  • 225K+ steps – three (3) random winners get $150 Visa Gift Card

  • 150K+ steps – three (3) random winners get $50 Visa Gift Card

  •  75K+ steps – four (4) random winners get $25 Starbucks Gift Card

Drawings: Participate in the following activities and you will be automatically entered into a drawing to win 1 of 5 copies of the Half the Sugar, All the Love cookbook:

  • 4/20-4/22 Visit the sponsor booth

  • 4/20-4/22 – Visit the Wellness Center

  • 4/20-4/25 Complete Nutrition Session 1

  • 5/2-5/7   Complete Nutrition Session 3

  • 5/15-5/21  Complete Nutrition Session 5

Only participants registered for the Compliance Institute are eligible to participate and win prizes. Prize winners will be contacted via the email account provided during the Challenge registration.

For additional instructions and information, check out our FAQ here.

 

LEADERBOARD

 

The Leaderboard (also available within the app) is refreshed approximately every 10 minutes once the Challenge has started.

 

For more information contact the support team here or email info@hekahealth.com. 

* Apps are supported on the three most recent major iOS versions and the four most recent major Android OS versions that have not been customized by the manufacturer. (Refer to list of supported operating systems for mobile devices.)

** Bonus Activities:

  1. On the Challenge app's main dashboard, tap the Bonus Activities selector.

  2. Press the Scan-InGratitude, Nutrition, or Tweet button and follow the app instruction to receive your bonus steps.