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RAMS Challenge

Emily Blackford,   Southeast Polk Junior High School
After-School Drills and Skills
Physical Activity Participation

Healthy Choices Flex Class has developed a voluntary challenge to promote physical activity at Southeast Polk Junior High. The RAMS challenge incorporates walking/running a mile and 4 exercise stations. Students/staff will be encouraged to walk/run the desired route within the Southeast Polk Junior High. Within the route 4, exercise stations will be set-up. Students/Staff will be encouraged to complete 25 repetitions at the exercise stations. Healthy Choices Flex Class will track individual progress, if desired. Students/Staff will be provided awards/prizes for progress being made on RAMS Challenge.

What challenges did you face and how did you overcome them?

The challenges that we faced were the times in which we would hold the challenge. We overcame the challenge by offering it in the AM and PM one day a week.

What improvements have you seen at your school?

The RAMS challenge provides another opportunity for student and staff to get moving.

How did students and adults work together as a team?

Student and staff provided encouragement to each other to get up and start moving before and after school.