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

Regardless of your age or ability level, getting active—whether it’s walking, jogging, stretching, strolling, or rolling—can positively impact your physical and mental wellbeing and lead to a better quality of life.
Music and exercise go together like peanut butter and jelly. Do you have a favorite workout playlist? It’s worth putting one together. Exercising to music has some big, scientifically-proven benefits
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.
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...
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.
What you eat before and after you exercise is almost as important as the workout itself. Food gives you the energy necessary to be active and focused, and it also provides the nutrients required to build muscle and bone strength, as well as help the body recover post work...
If it’s not walking weather, you can still keep moving. There are plenty of indoor options to help you stay fit this Monday and throughout the week.
Exercise is vital to a healthy life. But, it can be difficult to make time for it with a busy schedule. Learn some ideas to fit fitness into your daily routine.
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

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

Find all the resources you need to inspire people in your organization or community to start their week with Move It Monday.