August Watch Your Sugar - August 17 - September 15 This challenge is focused on helping you become aware of your sugar intake. During this challenge you’ll be asked to track your sugar consumption daily. By decreasing your sugar intake, you’ll reduce your risk of having high blood sugar and ultimately decrease your risk of developing diabetes. You will earn 30 points by answering ”YES” to the questions throughout the challenge. All eligible employees who want to participate must register for the challenge through the Gilsbar wellness center beginning August 3rd, through August 16th. September Step Into A September Reset MoveSpring Challenge - September 7-13 For this challenge, you chose your daily step goal of either 5,000 (low steppers), 7,000 (medium steppers) or 10,000 (high steppers) steps per day and try to "stick to it" for the duration of the challenge. Each time you meet your daily step goal, your name will be entered into a drawing for one of three $25.00 gift cards. You will also earn 30 points toward your wellness incentive for participating. Charger Fit Theme For 2021 - Deadline September 30 Charger Fit needs your help in choosing a theme for 2021. The theme that is chosen will also be the theme for our Wellness Fair held in the Spring. The employee who submits the winning theme will win a $25.00 gift card. Past themes: 2018-Spring into Good Health; 2019-Be Strong. Be Healthy. Be Happy; 2020-Charge Into Wellness UAH's Cutest Pet Photo Contest - Voting Starts September 7 Faculty and staff will vote weekly for who they think is the cutest pet. Weekly voting will open Monday at 8:30 a.m. and close Friday at 5:00 p.m, starting September 7th. There will be five weeks of voting and the top two pets with the most votes from each week will be entered into the finals to determine the overall winner. Weekly winners will be announced every Monday on our Facebook page.