Steps to Health Challenge 2021

Steps to Health Challenge 2021 

Well done to everyone who participated in the Steps Challenge this year, especially to all the team coordinators who keep everything going.  We hope to run another Steps Challenge again next year, hopefully in May so keep an eye on this page and on our twitter account for the details when we have it. 

Thank you from all the team: Clodagh Armitage, Norma Deasy , Jennifer Carrie, Noreen Turley, Áine O'Connell and Áine Lyng

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Check out what staff have to say about the Steps Challenge

 What is the Steps to Health Challenge?

The steps challenge is a five week walking challenge that supports staff to walk more. The aim is to get you walking and counting your steps daily.

Steps can be accumulated in many ways. Take the stairs instead of the lift. Walk during your break and after work. 

Most of us walk between 3,000 to 5,000 steps a day. We challenge you to make up the extra steps so that you reach the goal of 10,000, which is the recommended number of steps for health benefits.

It might take longer for those who are inactive at present. You can break up the steps into ten minute walks at a time and still get the health benefits. 

Steps to Health is for everyone, regardless of your fitness or ability levels. Aim to increase your step count on a daily basis. Remember, every step counts!

Challenge Resources

Challenge resources can be downloaded below.