Authorized personnel are welcome to participate in the Rumpel
Fitness Center's second annual Fitness Frenzy program, which will help
people shape up as well as earn points that can be redeemed for
The program is under way and will run through noon May 13.
Personnel can participate by coming to the Fitness Center's issue
counter, building 1122, and filling out/providing information for a
personal point sheet. No fees are charged to participate.
Points can be earned (to qualify for prizes) every time a
participant engages in an eligible physical activity at the Fitness
awarded for 4 point levels
Participants in the Fort
McCoy Fitness Frenzy program can receive/are eligible for prize
consideration at the following levels:
points, exercise band;
points, water bottle;
points, nylon sports bag; and,
points, entry in a drawing to win a $100 gift certificate
for use at the La Crosse Valley View Mall.
Examples of eligible activities include, but are not limited
to, losing weight, 30 minutes of cardio activity (at the Fitness
Center), participating in a fitness class, attending a private adult
swimming lesson, participating in intramural sports, bringing children
and participating in physical activities with them, using the Fitness
Center's running trails, etc.
Results will be
tabulated through noon May 13.
The male and female participants who have accumulated the most
points each will receive a $250 gift certificate, which will be
presented during the installation's Health and Wellness Fair May 14,
that can be used at Valley View Mall.
Fitness Center staff members also remind participants the
activities can be used to participate in the "Minute Mania"
The club was created from four different clubs, which were
walking, running, bicycling and swimming. In this program,
participants are encouraged to accumulate 1,000 minutes of physical
activity in a month.
This is approximately 30 minutes of exercise each day, which
studies recommend for people to help maintain proper levels of
Anyone who accumulates 1,000 minutes of activity in a month is
eligible to participate in a drawing for a free "Minute
More information about the programs is available at the Morale,
Welfare and Recreation (MWR) Web site
clicking on Rumpel Fitness Center or by calling the Fitness Center at