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Get Fit Challenge is Back in the Hudson Valley and Litchfield County Region

Get Fit Challenge
Get Fit Challenge

For the past couple years I have participated in and now am an Ambassador for the Get Fit Challenge. Abby Girl was also named an unofficial ambassador because she is right beside me through the whole challenge. We are super stoked to announce that this Saturday (4/27/19), the spring edition returns!

Over the course of the last few years, Abby and I have had the chance to get out and explore so many areas in both Litchfield, Ulster, Dutchess and Putnam County that we typically wouldn't explore. We also love the workout at home option that was added. If you aren't a hiker, that's fine. There are many gyms and yoga studios that participate too.

 
There are some key things we got out of the challenge; I got in good shape, I worked out a lot during the challenge, and even kept going after it was done. I'm very competitive so I set goals each challenge and try and beat my own goals.

Abby rock scrambled for the first time in Litchfield County at 1.5 years old and at 2.5 she completed Mount Beacon to the summit and then to the fire tower! I have really seen her grow and we incorporate a lot of the locations into our home-school curriculum. A lady on the trail the other day said Abby definitely has completed her PE requirement. It made me chuckle. We were on a warm-up hike for the kick-off this weekend at James Baird State Park.

Get Fit Challenge

We have also learned a lot, seen a lot and met some really cool people on our journey. Bonus, because you can win prizes, we won a gift card to Fleet Feet and got to try Hello Fresh. There are different prize levels too depending on how many workouts you complete.

Below is an excerpt from the press release put out recently.

"Log fitness, win prizes during the spring Get Fit Challenge

 

Track fitness for prize eligibility, compete to stay motivated and achieve health goals with the Get Fit Challenge from April 27 to June 8.

 

The six-week challenge is a community wellness program founded five years ago by Vassar Brothers Medical Center in Poughkeepsie, NY, Northern Dutchess Hospital in Rhinebeck, NY, Putnam Hospital Center in Carmel, NY, and Sharon Hospital in Sharon, Conn. Prizes include a spa package for two, sporting goods and Get Fit apparel ...


There is no cost to take the challenge and set up a profile at WeGetFit.org for logging activities online. The website keeps track of workouts and automatically enters the participant into prize raffles. The more sessions logged, the higher value the prizes. Six  winners are chosen each challenge.

 

People can work out at any of the 180 check-in fitness locations in the mid-Hudson Valley and northwest Connecticut. All type of physical activity at eligible gyms, parks, rail trails and nature preserves count. Or, there are weekly workout routines on WeGetFit.org that can be done anywhere, anytime."


Get Fit Challenge
So jump over to wegetfit.org and signup! (You can sign up even if the challenge has already started!)

Abby and I will be blogging, Youtubing and posting across social media to track our next one hundred miles. Can we complete one hundred miles in six weeks? We sure are going to try! Bring it on!

Adventures of Abby Girl is all the awesome things my daughter and I experience in the Hudson Valley and beyond completely as it is. You can read more blogs about Adventures of Abby Girl here. Also feel free to follow on Instagram and Facebook or watch videos of all things Abby Girl and Momlife on Youtube. When I'm not writing my blog or shooting crazy videos, I own a local photography business in the Hudson Valley-Erica Higgs Photography. Questions, comments or want us to visit and do a write-up about your destination? Contact us!


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