Goals Explanation


 

Be Healthy Now Goal System

Each participant will select 2-3 goals from the list below that they think fits with their personal commitments to improving their health. As you make healthy choices during the program you can track your progress towards completing your goals.

MOVE WELL

These goals are centered around being physically active:

  • I will try 2 or more new forms of physical activity each week
  • I will take the stairs whenever I have the option, at least 5x/week
  • I will do 75 minutes of physical activity each week
  • I will do 120 minutes of physical activity each week
  • I will do 150 minutes of physical activity each week*

* This is the recommended amount of physical activity each week for adults. For more information, click here.

EAT WELL

These goals are centered around making healthy food choices:

  • I will limit my fast food meals to 5 per week*
  • I will limit my fast food meals to 4 per week*
  • I will limit my fast food meals to 3 per week*
  • I will choose snacks low in calories and low in fat
  • I will eat 1 serving of fruit and 1 serving of vegetables each day

*Eating most or all meals at home can significantly reduce your risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. For more information, click here.

HYDRATE WELL
These goals are centered around proper hydration:

  • I will drink 64 oz of water each day*
  • I will drink 48 oz of water each day*
  • I will drink 32 oz of water each day*
  • I will drink 16 oz of water each day*
  • I will choose water over soda, 3x/week*

*Information about why drinking water is important can be found here.

SLEEP WELL

These goals are centered around healthy sleep habits.

  • I will get 7-9 hours of sleep each night*
  • I will discontinue use of technology at least 60 minutes prior to bed time
  • I wil discontinue us of technology at least 30 minutes prior to bed time
  • I will de-clutter my sleeping space
  • I will educate myself on better sleep health

*Recommendations for sleep can be found by clicking here.

For information on the importance of sleep, click here.

HAPPY AND WELL

These goals are centered around social and mindful aspects of health 

  • I will make time every day for quality time connecting with a good friend, family member, or spouse
  • I will take 10 minutes every day for prayer, quiet time, or meditation
  • I will take action to serve others or brighten someone else’s day at least 3x/week
  • I will learn something new about an interesting topic every week, whether through an article, book, lecture, website, or class
  • I will take time each week to care for myself

 

 To  set your goals and track your progress please go to bhntrack.com.