Don’t just sit there, the big game is on!

January 23, 2017 | by Edward-Elmhurst Health
Categories: Healthy Driven Life
EEHBigGameExerciseChallenge2019

Make watching the Super Bowl (and other big games) an active event!

Click for Challenge PDF

We’ve decided big football games like the Super Bowl shouldn’t be events solely dedicated to sitting on a couch stuffing our faces.

Yes, there is a time and place for that (stuffing your face with healthy snacks, of course). But big games are active, high-intensity events. They beg for action.

Football is fun to watch. But we’ve got an idea that will make it even more fun: the Healthy Driven Big Game Exercise Challenge!

Channel your big game excitement into these moves and get a workout while you watch the game. Going to a party? Even better! Get the whole group involved.

We’ve got a lineup of exercises tied to events in the game.  Did the coin flip come up heads? Knock out 10 sit-ups. A challenge flag is thrown? Do a 30-second wall sit. Our list will keep you active throughout the evening.

You could even start your own little competition amongst friends. Who can finish those 10 sit-ups the fastest?

Fuel up with healthy snacks

Let’s go back to the snacking for a moment. We have some ideas for that, too. Whip up a batch of this Mediterranean Cheese Spread to serve with veggies or pita chips. While you’re at it, make a bowl of this Fresh Salsa, too.

Another party-ready appetizer that’s super-easy to put together: Mozzarella Tomato Basil Skewers.

Your crowd will be well-fed and having fun with the Healthy Driven Big Game Challenge.

Take the challenge – and share it!

First, print out the PDF showing the Challenge.

Next, we’d like you to go one step further: record yourself killing this challenge, then post it to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter tagging us (@healthydriven) with hashtag #healthydriven! Show off your skills and inspire others to give it a shot. We may use your video on our social media channels!

Get social with us! Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @healthydriven.

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