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Physical Activity

Faculty and Staff wellness wants to help you become more active to improve or maintain your health. See below for our offer

Million Step Pedometer Program

What is this program?
This program is designed to get faculty and staff at the University of Missouri moving. Participants can purchase:

  • Basic pedometer for $15 
  • FitBit pedometer at our discounted rate of $39.50

To get started click here if paying by check or credit card. Your pedometer or FitBit packet will be sent to you via campus mail. If paying by cash, please visit the Healthy for Life office at 202 Heinkel Building, MU Campus. 

Are there prizes?
Yes! Check out our current prize list. Get something for every million steps you walk.

Hall of Fame
1-5 million, 6-27 million

Who can participate?

Any full- or part-time faculty, staff or retiree of the university, as well as their dependents.* Graduate and doctoral students may purchase a FitBit and earn all of the incentive prizes for participating, but are not eligible for the rebate.

*Your eligible dependents include your spouse, sponsored adult dependent and any child for whom you are a legal guardian.

Is there a deadline to reach 1 million?
No. However long it takes you to get there is up to you.

If I am playing a sport, does my pedometer keep track?
Pedometers, while great, are likely to skip a few steps here and there. If you want credit for the work you've put in, check out this Step Equivalents Web page.

 

Ride to Wellness Odometer Program

What is this program?
This program is designed to get faculty and staff at the University of Missouri moving. Participants can send a $20 check, made payable to Healthy for Life, to 205 Heinkel Building, MU Campus. We will mail your odometer and log book to you. Document your miles on the book and once you reach 500 miles, submit it to Healthy for Life.

To get started click here if paying by check or credit card. Your odometer packet will be sent to you via campus mail. If paying by cash, please visit the Healthy for Life office at 202 Heinkel Building, MU Campus.

Are there prizes?
Yes! Check out our current prize list. Get something for every 500 miles you ride.

Hall of Fame

Who can participate?
Any full- or part-time faculty, staff or retiree of the university, as well as their dependents.* Graduate and doctoral students may purchase an odometer and earn all of the incentive prizes for participating, but are not eligible for the rebate.

*Your eligible dependents include your spouse, sponsored adult dependent and any child for whom you are a legal guardian.

Is there a deadline to reach 500 miles?
No. However long it takes you to get there is up to you.

What if I am riding a stationary bike, can I count those miles?
Of course! Healthy for Life wants you to be active no matter the avenue.

 

Physical Activity Classes

Faculty and Staff Wellness offers fitness classes for free or at a low cost to encourage activity in your day. Visit your campus to enroll today!

If you are interested in teaching a physical activity class or leading a walking group, contact Healthy for Life at wellness@umsystem.edu. Instructors need to review and complete the following forms: