Take Action: Join SNA Strive to Thrive!
Participate in some friendly competition with your peers and join in the fun activities.
Spring is finally here, and it is the perfect time to refresh and get active outdoors. Let the sunshine down on you as you ease your way back into fitness after the winter and increase the SPRING in your STEPS.
Staying active has proven beneficial for both physical and mental health, so join us in healthy activities for your body, mind and spirit - let's get moving together and thrive! The SNA Thrive is here to help you move in the right direction, step by step, activity by activity.
SNA Strive to Thrive starts on Thursday, April 15, at 12:01 a.m. ET and ends on Wednesday, June 30 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Participants can track their steps using their own personal Fitbit, Apple Watch, Garmin, or the step trackers integrated on their iPhone/Android smartphone via Apple Health or Google Fit. *
1) Download the latest version of the "SNA Thrive" Challenge app:
2) Complete the in-app registration and pairing process:
Launch the Challenge app and complete the registration. Required for new participants only.
Pair your supported activity tracker (see the Challenge FAQ Webpage for details)
3) Start Stepping!
To sync your step/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 sync your step data at least one time per 24 hour period and before the Challenge end time to make sure all your steps count!
Engage in multiple Wellness activities and earn bonus steps to help you achieve your goals. You will earn bonus steps per completed activity. Once the Challenge has started, press the 'Bonus Activities' selector ** in the Challenge App to:
Meditate: Put on your headset, find a quiet location that suits you best, and using any or all 5 different meditation modules in the Challenge app to go through the seven minute meditation sessions. During any active Challenge period, you will automatically receive 500 bonus steps for each meditation session you complete (limit of one bonus grant per session and day).
Meditation 1 - “Body Scan”
Meditation 2 - “Journey on the Clouds”
Meditation 3 - “Waterfall Wash”
Meditation 4 - “Abundance”
Meditation 5 - “Intention Service to Others”
Gratitude Audio: Take a few minutes out of your busy day and listen to the guided gratitude audio and try to notice and reflect upon things you are thankful for. You will automatically receive 1,000 bonus steps at the end of the audio (limit of one bonus grant per participant).
Gratitude Journal: Using the Gratitude Journal, write the 3 things you are grateful for or the positive events that have happened in your day. Practice your journaling daily to lower stress levels and feel calmer at night. You will automatically receive 500 bonus steps for completing your journal entries (limit of one bonus grant per day).
Scan-In: To help reach your Challenge Goals, earn bonus steps by scanning in after the target activity using the in-app QR code scanner:
Walk With a Purpose April 15-22: SNF’s Walk With a Purpose is almost here! Register today for SNF’s virtual 5K – you’ll gain 500 extra BONUS steps on the Strive to Thrive challenge app! QR code for scan-in will be emailed to you after registration.
eSN : Would you like to boost your step count? You can…with May’s eSN—the new all-digital edition of School Nutrition magazine. Visit www.schoolnutrition.org/currentissue and locate SNA’s Strive to Thrive ad. Next, simply use the STEPS in-app QR code scanner for a one-time bonus of 500 steps. Don't miss out on these extra points to help you reach your Challenge goals!
SNA THRIVE LEADERBOARD
The Leaderboard (also available within the app) is refreshed approximately every 10 minutes once the Challenge has started.
If you have any questions contact the support team here or email
* Apps are supported on the three most recent major iOS versions (e.g., iOS 13, 12, 11) and the four most recent major Android OS versions (e.g., Android 10, 9, 8, 7) that have not been customized by the manufacturer.
** Bonus Activities: