The Healthy Habits program is an educational program designed to improve the health and wellness of Special Olympic athletes and communities across the state of Nebraska. The program provides both educational resources and the necessary tools for making this positive lifestyle change.
Healthy Habits provides access to online tools and information on nutrition, exercise, and goal achievement. Coaches are also provided with access to a free fitness assessment kit to measure athlete's fitness and help them set goals.
1. Educate athletes, coaches, and families on how to live a healthier lifestyle.
2. Change athlete attitudes and habits to reflect a health conscious lifestyle.
3. Provide the resources necessary for coaches and athletes to improve their health and wellness through regular exercise, proper nutrition, and goal achievement.
For more information, contact Alisa Hoffman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 402.331.5545 ext 22.
The Water Challenge
Healthy Habit Challenge #1: January to March
The Water Challenge- You are challenged to drink more water throughout the day. Water has many health benefits including; improved kidney and bowel function, can improve mood, helps athlete endurance and can aid in weight loss. Start this new healthy habit small by drinking one extra glass of water each day for one week. The following week replace one soda/juice/coffee drink for a glass of water. The third week add one more serving of water when you wake up in the morning. Soon you will feel refreshed and hydrated.
Register to participate in the Water Challenge as an individual, team or family to qualify for incentive prizes and recieve more information.
Follow the Special Olympics Nebraska Health and Wellenss Facebook page for more healthy tips.