5 Weeks.  2 Goals. 

A New and Improved YOU! 

Get ready to Strive For Five

September 13 – October 17, 2021



 

Strive For Five continues through Oct. 17, so keep logging your progress! Go to your wellness portal and track for 5 weeks to get program credit toward your 2021 WellBAMA rewards, and then come pick up your program prize from us at Quad in Motion on Oct. 20. 

 

There are changes you can make that will greatly improve your health and you can count them on one hand.

  • Strive for Five is a virtual, 5-week program for University of Alabama faculty and staff that uses five simple steps to improve overall health. Individuals or teams of two to five can participate in this wellness program and log their achievements through online tracking 
  • Check out the Strive For Five Participant Guide to get knowledge and guidance designed to help you reach your goals:
    Eat | Sleep | Think | Move | Drink

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting Started is Easy! Registration for this year is closed, but next year ….

Step 1: Register for the Strive For Five program.  Build your dream team of coworkers and friends or participate on your own. 

 

Step 2: Choose your goals online.  Pick 2 or more goals from the five categories to complete.

Strive For Five Goals

 

 

  • Receive weekly emails with tips, information, recipes, resources, motivation and more!

 

Step 3: Track your goal progress each day online throughout the five-week program.  Receive program credit towards your WellBAMA Rewards when you complete this program.

 

Step 4: When you complete the program, you can pick up your program prize from our Quad in Motion event on October 20. 

Need a Little Help Along the Way?

Wellness Classes:

If you’re looking to learn more about how you can achieve your Strive For Five goals, or any health-related goals you have, Wellness and Work-Life has resources to help. Attend our wellness classes and webinars to learn more about physical health, mental and emotional wellbeing, diet and exercise, and so much more!  

Learn more and register


Additional Resources

MyPlate: Use MyPlate to build your healthy eating style and maintain it for a lifetime.

MyPlate Graphic: A simple visual tool to help guide you on your path of better nutrition.

Eating More Fruits: Easy ways to increase fruit in your diet.

Eating More Vegetables: Easy ways to increase vegetables in your diet.

Build A Healthy Meal: Ways to create a healthy eating style for each meal.

Choosing Whole-Grain Foods: What to look for to increase your whole-grain foods and fiber.

Making Better Beverage Choices: Ways to increase water intake and reduce sugary drinks in your diet.

Nutrition Guide: A great four-page nutritional resource.