Step into May with a New Challenge

By , SparkPeople Blogger
When it comes to building healthy habits, consistency is the key. It's a great idea to get in the habit of flexing your consistency muscle as much as possible, across as many parts of your life as you can. When you're consistent in one area of your life, it makes it even easier to start and stick with other, bigger challenges. An easy way to do this is to commit to a small, doable act every day that will get your healthy momentum going. That's why we're starting a month-long challenge that's possible for almost everyone: "A Mile a Day in May"! Simply walk, run, bike, or do any other sort of activity to accumulate at least one mile every day in May on top of your regular daily physical activity. You can do your mile in small bursts or all at once; however you get it done is up to you. The important thing is that you do it! 

Every day in MayTweetPin, +1 or comment on our Facebook page using the hashtag #MayMiles to stay accountable and let us know how you're doing. Then, we'll serve up tips and encouragement to keep you headed in the right direction! We will also be posting daily on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+ to check in with your progress using the same #MayMiles hashtag. If you don't use social mediastart a SparkStreak and update your SparkPage status or blog every day to keep yourself accountable! 

There's no better time than RIGHT NOW to start being more consistent with your fitness. Are you up to log some miles in May with us? Let's do this!

Psst! Don't forget to "Like" us on Facebook and follow us on TwitterPinterest, and Google+  for daily tips and encouragement!

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How do I sign up for this challenge? And what do I have to do to receive the May Miles Challenge award? I have done 1 mile every day in May so far (11 miles). Report
I am 35% of my goal .... I will make this challenge!!! Report
I doing it! Report
This is just what I need to get motivated again! Report
I'm a day late. But I will catch up. Report
I'm a day late but I am going to catch up !! Report
I'm totally in!!! Report
I'm In!

Did my mile today. Walked waste deep in the river. What a refreshing walk, with how hot the weather has been. Report
I need help Report
How long does it take to walk a mile? An hr? Report
I'm in, i don't have a choice,absolutrly needs to be done!! Report
I'm in. Report
I'm in too! Report
I'm up for it! lets go! Report
iam going to do this good luck everyone
Awesome! I'm in! :-) Report
I am in sounds like a good plan. Report
This sounds like what I need. Thanks. Report
Want to join in! A mile is not hard to do at all! May is the perfect month to take this challenge! Thanks! Report
I am going to do this. The winter has been too long. Report
Yep, I will do this. I have walked/jogged over 2 miles today. Report
I am in also. It's great that it is starting on such great day. Report
Love this opportunity! I'm definitely joining. :) Report
Count me in, too! I have been sorely needing something to motivate me and I think this is just the ticket. Report
I'm in also. I like that the mile can be done by walking, equipment, etc, as I really do not like to run!! Also, I recently learned that the distance to my library is exactly one mile, and I often walk there in nice weather. I am going to use this challenge to get back to my exercise routine. Report
I m in. Report
I am in, what a great way to start enjoying the weather, and fitness! Report
I'm all in! A new day for me!! Report
I'm in!! Report
I can find a way! (and a time). I'm in!!! Report
I'm in !
I will do it i love a good challenge does treadmill counts? Report
I am up for this challenge!
I am ready for the Challenge! Helps keep me focused.

Im in Report
Perfect challenge to keep me motivated for the May 31st Color Vibe 5k! Report
I'm excited! These challenges keep me motivated and accountable! Report
I can do this! Even while on vacation! Report
I think this is the perfect challenge for my wife and I to start our journey to fitness! I'm in! Report
Can't wait! ! Report
Challenge accepted! Game on! Report
YES!!!!! This is just the push I need to get me in gear for Spring! Report
I am going to try this. Report
I really need to do this, need lots of motivation though, looking to SPARK for that Report
This should be easy for me since I generally do about 3 miles a day but I'm in just to hold myself accountable.
I plan on doing it and may also do a team challenge. Report
I'm in - :) I WILL do this :-)
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