May is Mental Health Awareness Month, so for this month’s challenge, we want to help you become more mindful in your fitness journey. Get ready to discover the power of your own mind during the May Challenge: Mind & Body!
iFIT Mind™ exists to expand your overall fitness by incorporating mindfulness into your lifestyle. Rooted in holistic, interactive, and personalized training led by physical and mental training experts, iFIT Mind offers a wide range of content to help you become the best version of yourself, both mentally and physically.
Complete one or more of the levels—based on your equipment type—to complete the Challenge. Once you complete the Mind & Body Challenge, you’ll be able to access your exclusive magnet in the iFIT Shop, which will be available until June 11, 2021.
Ready to get your mind fit? Check out our iFIT Mind curated workouts for the May Challenge below!
Here are this month’s Challenge levels:
Treadmill and elliptical workouts
Walk & Talk: Ease into a mindful practice by tuning into these 8 mind‐focused walking workouts that target creativity, mental resilience, confidence, and vulnerability. Build a healthy relationship with food as iFIT Guide Dr. Eva Selhub takes you on a mindful eating journey, and walk with iFIT Guide Trevor Moawad as you work on mental conditioning.
Jog & Learn: Become more grounded both within yourself and your tranquil surroundings as you meditate, hike, and learn about emotions and hard decision making methods during these 8 mind-and-body-focused workouts. Start with a hike to Matterhorn Base with Tommy Rivs all the way to learning about depression and anger with iFIT Guide Dr. Jarrod Spencer.
Run & Engage: Challenge your mental strength by delving deep into topics such as mental toughness and anxiety, all while you venture on interval runs and challenging hikes during these 8 intense workouts. You’ll get to run with iFIT Trainer Amelia Boone in Colorado during the Heart to Heart: Resilience workout and learn how to face your fears with iFIT Trainer Dewayne Montgomery.
Engage & Cycle: Improve your physical fitness and mental resilience as you journey through these 8 mindful cycling workouts that move your body and mind. Learn about the importance of determination and sacrifice with iFIT Trainer George Hincapie, and immerse yourself in nature as you bike through Paradise Valley with iFIT Trainer Nicole Meline.
Learn & Burn: Improve your mental and physical strength as you cycle toward a winning mindset during these 8 strength-focused workouts. Learn how to push through mental pain, chase dreams, and become a leader all while challenging your body—from doing a strong and lean focused workout with iFIT Trainer Gideon Akande to completing interval rides in Argentina with iFIT Trainer Nicole Meline.
Meditation: Connect with the world around you as you work through these 8 meditation‐focused workouts. You’ll work on stress reduction as you meditate with iFIT Trainer Shelley Dawson and explore other workouts to find your center.
Yoga: Focus on yoga flows that will improve your mobility and flexibility. Rejuvenate your body and mind during these 8 recovery‐focused sessions with workouts like More Fire with iFIT Trainer Faith Hunter.
Core Strength: Find your center during these 8 core workouts that will help you improve your yoga or pilates practice. Strengthen your core with workouts like Core Strength with iFIT Trainer John Peel.
Mindful Rowing: Row toward a stronger body and mind during these 8 row workouts—from cross training in the studio to moving along waterscapes in breathtaking locations, such as the Ilha Grande in Brazil with iFIT Trainer Alex Gregory and the Charles River in Boston with iFIT Trainer Mary Whipple. Set an intention to succeed and use your mental strength to push through each workout!
Disclaimer: This blog post is not intended to replace the advice of a medical professional. The above information should not be used to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before making any changes to your diet, sleep methods, daily activity, or fitness routine. iFIT assumes no responsibility for any personal injury or damage sustained by any recommendations, opinions, or advice given in this article. Always follow the safety precautions included in the owner’s manual of your fitness equipment.