Move It Monday to Jump-Start Your Week

We offer simple, accessible exercises to help you get moving at home, at work, or in the community.

Weekly Practices

Warming up and cooling down are two important components of every fitness routine—here's how can you use them to improve the quality of your workout.
Make Monday an occasion to try some mindful walking when you need to de-stress for a few minutes between activities.
Move It Gardening Feature
For aging and older populations, gardening provides a critical source of daily physical activity, so much so that the American Heart Association categorizes it as a good source of moderate exercise.
There’s nothing like a little friendly competition to bring the family closer. So why not turn your plain-old, ordinary exercises into a family fitness challenge.
Exercising from bed sounds too good to be true, but with bed yoga, it’s possible to start your morning with a rejuvenating workout from the comfort of your mattress. Because it can be practiced on a soft surface, bed yoga is an accessible exercise for people of all ages a...
Adopting a consistent walking routine is an important step towards an overall healthier lifestyle, but even an activity as straight forward as walking requires a little bit of planning.
You’ve stuck with it and now its time for you to enjoy a well-earned exercise reward in celebration of keeping up your physical activity routine. Pick Monday to give yourself the gift of self-care.
A study looking at group fitness showed that physical, mental, and emotional quality of life improves when participants exercise together. It could also lead to a significant improvement in mood and well-being.

Walk Your Way to Better Health

Our Walk Your Way to Better Health package is designed to help you start and maintain a walking routine, one Monday at a time. Sign up for our free 10-week email series to receive weekly inspiration and motivation sent straight to your inbox or download the full package and start taking the steps toward a healthier you.

Success Stories

monday mile disability
The New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities partnered with Move it Monday to organize a Monday Mile kickoff event promoting inclusive physical activity.
Lerner Center Staff Poses with Syracuse Students for Monday Mile
The Lerner Center at Syracuse University drives Healthy Monday initiatives on its campus and beyond. Their team has led the development of Monday Mile programming across two counties in upstate New York, which has resulted in 23 one-mile walking routes. Onondaga and Madis...
Senior leadership from NYU Langone partnered with The Monday Campaigns to set up a weekly Monday Mile program to encourage hospital employees to start off each week with a specially-designated walking route through the hospital.

Start a Move It Monday Program

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