Fitness 40 – UNITY, Inc.

Get your water bottle ready!

This Sunday, Nov.1 marks the start of NB3’s annual Zero to 60 Challenge. The NB3 Foundation, and many of our relatives across the country are already signed up to take on the month-long challenge. Zero sugary drinks for 30 days! I won’t lie, the first couple days are rough, but making your family and coworkers do the challenge alongside you, helps with the temptation!
Don’t worry, we will be with you through the whole month sharing tips and resources to help us all get through the challenge together!
Visit the Zero to 60 Challenge page on our website for resources to help prepare.
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Video Contest Winners showcased during Wellness Warrior Summit

To celebrate the third year of UNITY Wellness Warriors, three winning Youth Councils were showcased during the UNITY Wellness Warrior Summit. They also received three complimentary registrations to attend the National Conference through the Kellogg Scholarship. Each of them created a video showcasing what wellness means to them in their communities. The UNITY Wellness Warriors program, in partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, hosted this day as the culmination and sharing of Wellness Warrior projects and youth council activities.

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How to Enter the UNITY Wellness Challenge

Invitation to participate in a special Wellness Warriors challenge

UNITY’s mission, in part, is to, “help build a STRONG, unified, and self-reliant NATIVE AMERICA through greater youth involvement.” The Wellness Warriors project helps achieve this goal by offering tools and activities that promote better health and wellness among the nation’s Native youth. Read More

UNITY Shares Wellness Warrior app at Nike World Headquarters

Fitness trainers and wellness coordinators in Indian Country shared culturally specific approaches to health and wellness at the recent Western Tribal Diabetes Project gathering held last month at the Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon. Hosted annually by the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board in collaboration with Nike N7, the Native Fitness XV event attracted dozens of participants and presenters including UNITY’s Wellness Warriors Project Coordinator Josh Tso, Navajo.

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Midyear Scavenger Hunt Maps

As part of the Fitness 40 activity, use the included map to navigate to the Tempe Conference area for the Scavenger Hunt. Find and visit any 5 locations on the map. Use your camera phone and take a selfie  at the location, then post it to your Facebook or Instagram using the #UNITYfitness40SH hashtag. You must have 5 locations  to  be  entered to win some of the prizes. Also, there will be 2 locations (chosen at random) where we will  be giving away  shirts. Shirts will  be given on a first come first serve basis.

Click on the above graphic map to display a larger version. You may also view a pdf file of the map HERE.

UNITY Fitness 40 Program

UNITY Fitness 40 App LogoAre you ready to start the New Year with a self-improvement resolution?
This is your opportunity to join UNITY’s “Fitness 40” Personal Wellness Challenge. You can also do this as part of a team (or youth council).

In the summer of 2016, in celebration of UNITY’s 40th Anniversary, UNITY announced the creation of the Fitness 40 Program.The goal is to create a healthier lifestyle by encouraging individuals and communities to participate in 40 minutes of activity, four times a week.

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