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Spring into Motion: Spring 2019 Wellness Challenge*

Jump into spring by registering for the spring wellness challenge!  Join your UT colleagues in tracking your steps and exercise to help your UT institution win the traveling trophy and earn cool rewards: Living Well socks and shoelaces.  

 

Living Well SocksLiving Well Shoelaces

 

Check out the video below to see what Spring into Motion is all about.  

 


Spring into Motion (1:46 min)

The spring challenge is open to UT SELECT and UT CONNECT medical plan members age 18 years old or older. 

 

REGISTRATION | www.utlivingwell.com

QUESTIONS | For questions, please use this electronic form

 

THE CHALLENGE

Register at www.utlivingwell.com

Track your steps and exercise from April 1-28 to earn points.

Earn at least 60 points to receive a reward- Living Well socks and shoelaces.

REGISTRATION PERIOD

March 18-April 8 

 

CHALLENGE DATES (4 WEEKS)

April 1-28

 

LAST DAY TO LOG YOUR ACTIVITY

April 30

EARNING POINTS

You can earn points by tracking your steps, exercise minutes, or both. You can sync your fitness tracking device (e.g., Fitbit) to Spring into Motion or just plug in the minutes that you walked or exercised and they will be converted to steps. 

 

  • 6000-7999 steps = 3 points (green ring)
  • 8000-9999 steps = 4 points (blue ring)
  • 10,000+ steps = 5 points (yellow ring).

TEAMS

Have even more fun by forming a team. Did you know participants on teams are 31% more likely to reach the goal as those who go it alone?

 

Teams can range from 3-5 people. 

    Join today!


      Yo Ho Ho: UT System Fall 2018 Challenge

      Congratulations to the three institutions who won the size-based categories!

      • Small Institution: UT Permian Basin
      • Medium Institution: UT Health San Antonio
      • Large Institution: UTHealth at Houston

       

      Past Traveling Trophy Winners:

      The UT System Physical Activity Challenge has been a Living Well tradition since 2008. The winner of each challenge has earned the “Traveling Trophy” that is passed on to the new winner in the following year. Beginning in 2015, we award three Traveling Trophies—one each for the small, medium, and large-sized winning institutions.

      Spring 2018 Winners, Keep UT Active:

      Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
      Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
      Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston

      Fall 2017 Winners, Health Trails:

      Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
      Medium Institution:  UT Health San Antonio
      Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston

      Spring 2017 Winners:

      Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
      Medium Institution:  UT Dallas
      Large Institution:  UTHealth at Houston  

      2016 Winners, Walktober:

      Small Institution:  UT Permian Basin 
      Medium Institution:  UT Health Science Center Houston  
      Large Institution:  UT Austin

      2015 Winners:

      Small Institution: UT System Administration
      Medium Institution: UT Health Science Center Houston
      Large Institution: UT Medical Branch Galveston

      2014: UT Pan American
      2013: UT Pan American
      2012: UT System Administration
      2010: UT San Antonio
      2009: UT Tyler 
      2008: UT Health Science Center San Antonio 

      *Those who are unable to meet the challenge requirements due to medical constraints may request an alternative challenge completion requirement. Please contact us at livingwell@utsystem.edu.