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Month of March physical activity ideas calendar
60-4ME Homework Project
How long: 11 weeks, December 12th- March 9th
Who: You are encouraged to complete 60 minutes of daily physical activity individually or with friends, families, neighbors and community members.
You have three options: Always include the activity you did and the amount of time you did it
1. Record on the log that is attatched below (You are able to record 6 weeks on one log)
3. Use the cell phone (android/smart phone) application: Be Fit Stay Fit Home Fitness Challenge
What: bring the results of what you accomplished back to the physical education class each week (Monday or Tuesday of the following week).
Requirements: Document what activity you performed, date of the activity and the duration of each activity for each day of the week.
*****Turn in your Weekly Activity Log the following Monday/Tuesday and the physical education teacher will record that they completed the task.
10 point assignment under effort category in grade book. Each completed week earns 1 point out of 10.
Do you need some help thinking of things to do for 60 minutes a day???
- Try using the February Calendar put out by NASPE (National Association for Sport and Physical Education) which is full of great suggestions!
Lists of physical activity options
Type of Physical Activity
*I can talk while I do them, but I can’t sing
- Active recreation, such as canoeing, kayaking, hiking, skateboarding, rollerblading
- Ballroom dancing
- Brisk walking
- Bicycle riding (stationary or road bike)
- Housework and yard work, such as sweeping or pushing a lawn mower
- Games that require catching and throwing, such as baseball and softball
- Water Aerobics
* I can only say a few words without stopping to catch my breath
- Active games involving running and chasing, such as flag football
- Bicycle riding
- Jumping rope
- Martial arts, such as karate
- Sports such as soccer, ice or field hockey, basketball, swimming, tennis
- Vigorous dancing
- Cross-country skiing
- Swimming laps
- Games such as tug-of-war
- Push-ups and pull-ups
- Resistance exercises with exercise bands, weight machines, hand-held weights
- Climbing wall
- Modified push-ups (with knees on the floor)
- Sit-ups (curl-ups or crunches)
- Hopping, skipping, jumping
- Jumping rope
- Sports such as gymnastics, basketball, volleyball, tennis
2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, Office of Disease Prevention & Health Promotion, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.