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

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When it comes to staying active, exercise is a necessity, but repeating the same workouts can get boring. That’s why it’s important to periodically update your personal fitness routine using the SMART approach.
Don’t let that hard-core runner convince you otherwise: Walking is real exercise. This Monday learn the short and long term health benefits of walking.
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We know regular physical activity is important, but doing the same exercises can get tiresome. This Monday, give yourself something to look forward to by diversifying your workouts.
The F.I.T.T. formula (frequency, intensity, type, and time) is a flexible exercise framework that can help bring structure to your fitness routine.
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This Monday, let the outdoors be your gymnasium. Exercising in a park or wooded area allows you to experience the beauty of nature while getting in your daily physical activity.
Moderate aerobic exercise increases the amount of slow wave sleep (also referred to as deep sleep) you get each night.
It may seem like a leisurely activity, but walking is most definitely a workout. Moving at a brisk pace—whether it’s around the neighborhood, through the park, or up-and-down city streets—can help improve endurance, heart health, flexibility, and weight management.
Start your day with the sun salutation yoga routine to welcome the new week and refresh your mind and body!
Illustration of people exercising in a New York City park

Move It Monday with NYC Parks

NYC Parks is teaming up with Move It Monday to help people of all ages and ability levels to find new, fun, and creative ways to get outdoors.

Success Stories

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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.

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