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Movin' Mountains kicks off on March 2nd!

Let the MADNESS begin! We’re kicking off Movin’ Mountains, a Jefferson County tradition for over ten years, on March 2nd.

This slimdown challenge is open to anyone 18 and over. Bring your $25 participation fee and registration form with you to Registration and Initial Assessment on any of the following days: 

Weigh-In Locations and Times

Jefferson County Public Health
500 NE A Street, Madras

  • Thursday, March 2nd: Noon-5PM
  • Friday, March 3rd: 8AM-6PM
  • Saturday, March 4th: 9AM-2PM

Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs Community Health/IHS
1270 Kot-Num Rd, Warm Springs

  • Thursday, March 2nd: 9AM-4PM
  • Friday, March 3rd: 9AM-4PM

 

Once you've done your initial weigh-in, you'll receive this year's Participant Packet /Paquete de información that includes rules, tips, and your measurement form.

If you would like to participate in Movin' Mountains but are concerned about the fee, please call us at (541) 475-4456 to see about available scholarships.

We can’t wait to see you and get this competition started! Let the MADNESS begin!


Tips for long-term weight loss:

Make sure to eat a healthy balance of food. Fruits and veggies are always your friends, but you also want a good mix of healthy fats, carbs, and proteins! Check out our Movin' Mountains 2022 Recipe Guide for inspiration on incorporating healthy foods into your everyday routine!

Try to workout or be active at least 5-6 days a week. Being active doesn't mean changing your whole routine - you can incorporate smaller segments of activity throughout your day! You can print out our weekly Habit Tracker to help you stay focused and track your activity goals!


Additional Resources:

MyPlate | U.S. Department of Agriculture

MyPlate offers personalized tools, resources, and recipes to help you improve your eating routine! They even offer an app to help track your eating routine and help find savings on healthy food at local grocers.

Activity Planner - Move Your Way | health.gov

Not sure where to start when it comes to exercising? Use this planner to set goals, choose activities you want to do, and get tips to help you stay motivated. 

Overcoming Barriers to Physical Activity | Physical Activity | CDC

Understanding common barriers to physical activity and creating strategies to overcome them may help you make physical activity part of your daily life.

 

 

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