Join Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation in recognition of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!

27 Apr 2022

Navy MWR Fitness wants you to get out, get active, and celebrate May as National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Each week in May, you can participate in and complete a new challenge in one session or throughout the week. Each challenge includes the exercises and warm-up and cool-down recommendations. The challenges are designed so you can participate with or without weights or resistance. 

The fitness challenges are:

1984 Challenge (May 1-7)

This fitness challenge is designed to show gratitude to all military spouses. We celebrate Military Spouse Appreciation Day on May 6 and reinforce their role and importance in supporting our service members. Invite your spouse, partner, child, shipmate, or friend, and complete the 1984 Challenge to show your appreciation! 

For a complete list of the warm-up exercises and the 1984 Challenge exercises, go to https://www.navyfitness.org/fitness/physical-fitness-and-sports-month/1984-challenge.

Iron Anchor Challenge (May 8-14)

This week’s fitness challenge consists of five movements, each with a prescribed number of repetitions. This challenge provides a well-rounded and all-inclusive battery of exercises that will test the physical fitness levels of all who participate! Visit https://www.navyfitness.org/fitness/physical-fitness-and-sports-month/iron-anchor-challenge to get the warm-up exercises and the Iron Anchor Challenge exercises.  

Triple Threat Challenge (May 15-21)

For this week’s fitness challenge, you select three of the four cardiovascular workouts (1.5-mile run, 500-yard/450-meter swim, 3-mile bike, or 2,000-meter row) and create your triathlon! Visit https://www.navyfitness.org/fitness/physical-fitness-and-sports-month/triple-threat-challenge to get your warm-up exercise before you start your triathlon. 

Push-Pull Challenge (May 22-28)

The last challenge is a multi-day event consisting of two separate workouts, each with its prescribed movements and number of repetitions. This well-rounded and all-inclusive battery of exercises will test the physical fitness levels of all who participate! Visit https://www.navyfitness.org/fitness/physical-fitness-and-sports-month/push-pull-challenge for your warm-up exercises and the two Push-Pull Exercises. 

The Navy MWR Fitness Program aims to create "Fitness for Life" for the entire Navy community, including active-duty Sailors, family members, retirees, and DoD civilians. 

For a complete list of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month challenge exercises, warm-up, and cool-down exercises, go to https://www.navyfitness.org/fitness/physical-fitness-and-sports-month

Show your participation in our challenges on social media by using the hashtags.

#NavyFitness1984Challenge

#NavyFitnessIronAnchorChallenge

#NavyFitnessTripleThreatChallenge

#NavyFitnessPushPullChallenge

 

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