One in three Americans is now classified obese. To curb this growing problem, our My30 campaign is designed to inspire people to become more physically active through an online community centered on healthy living. We all need 150 minutes of physical activity each week. That’s at least 30 minutes, five times a week. Whether it’s working out at the Y or going for a run outside, everyone can get their 30 each day.
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#My30 World Record Challenges
Challenge 1 – Treadmill Tuesday
Together, 1,756 community members participated in #TreadmillTuesday, a Guinness World Record attempt to achieve the greatest distance on a treadmill by a mixed team in 12 hours. Participants walked, jogged or ran at least 3,784.94 miles. The event was one of several world record challenges that are a part of #My30, a First Coast YMCA campaign to inspire people to become more physically active and encourage adults to achieve 30 minutes of exercise, five times a week. View results here.
It’s easy to join the conversation online and inspire others by sharing your 30.
- #My30 on Facebook and Twitter
- Post photos and videos
- Find local events
- Meet others with similar interests
- Win prizes
- And so much more!
Posting to Facebook
This can be #tricky! Your privacy settings will make it tough for us to find your photo. That’s why it’s important to make sure to tag our Facebook page in the text of your post by using the @ symbol followed by FirstCoastYMCA (no spaces). Include #my30, or if Facebook gives you a hard time, go directly to our Facebook page and upload your photo by commenting on our page, including the hashtags too.
Posting to Twitter
Your account must be public for us to receive your tweet. Please tag @FirstCoastYMCA and include #my30.
Posting to Instagram
Same deal…your account must be public! Once your account is public, please tag @FirstCoastYMCA and include #my30.