Our Holiday Trimming Challenge is a health initiative designed to create awareness and help you stay healthy during the Holidays. On your health journey, you will have access to resources to help you choose the healthy path for you. Holiday Trimmings Challenge also offers an encouraging community to help you to build successful habits and a healthy lifestyle.
Holiday Trimming Challenge: is a 4-week accountability and motivation program designed to keep you on track during the holiday season. Participants will complete exercise, health and social responsibility challenges that earn them “stars” along the 4-week period. Every 10 stars a person earns, they will get an entry into a drawing for the grand prize drawing. The grand prize will include a one month membership to the YMCA, a gift card for Hello Fresh and other gift cards from local businesses. Registration includes a super-soft HTC T-shirt! We will have resources and ideas to help you stay active and motivated during the busy holiday season!
What are you waiting for? Sign up today and start your holding yourself accountable during this busy time of the year.
A strong support system is a key component to most success stories. Find accountability every step of the way with the HTC program!
Having a plan will help you transition your fitness goals into a regular part of your life.
Exercise can contribute to your mental health by reducing anxiety, depression, and a negative mood by improving self-esteem and cognitive fuction.
How to Track
HTC Star System
During your 4-week challenge, you will complete exercise and social responsibility challenges that earn "stars". For every 10 stars you earn, you will receive an entry into a drawing for a 1-month membership to the Y, gift card for Hello Fresh and gift cards to local businesses. Use the Track Pack-It booklet to log the stars you earn! You will receive this booklet when you stop by the YMCA and register on November 21st! You will need to turn in your Track Pack-It after HTC has completed- so don't lose it! This year we will also have opportunities for you to "bonus stars". These opportunities will be classes, challenges, health challenges and more!
You will earn a Sweat Star when you complete your workout for the day. A workout can be a YMCA class, a guided workout on YMCA360, swimming laps at the pool, walking around your neighbor hood, raking leaves in your yard- the possibilities are endless. There are no time expectations, we just want you to move during this time of year. The holiday season is a busy time for everyone, but we still need to make time to move our bodies!
MAX: 2 PER DAY
MAX: 14 PER WEEK
Social Stars are given when you participate in our private Holiday Trimmings Challenge Facebook group! You can earn up to 3 per week! You can earn a social star by sharing a workout selfie, commenting on a resource we share, sharing a healthy recipe, or encouraging a group member in the comments! You can also check-in a the Kokomo YMCA or tag us in a social media post. These are great oppportunities to earn stars!
MAX: 3 PER WEEK
Bonus Stars are given when you complete our bonus star challenge opportunities in areas like fitness, health, social responsibility, and mindfullness. These challenges will be listed on our resources pages. You will have six opportunities each week to earn three bonus starts. These are great opportunities to challenge yourself, try something new and earn starts!
MAX: 3 PER WEEK
Holiday trimmings Challenge
Let’s move during the holiday season. You will have resources at your fingertips including workouts, group fitness classes, a Facebook group, and more!