#TrainLikeAMartian Day 1 Challenge: Crew Strength Training

train like an astronaut strength trainingIt’s Monday April 18 and day 1 of the #TrainLikeAMartian Challenge! To kick off the challenge we are starting with NASA’s* Crew Strength Training Exercises from their Train Like An Astronaut program.

The fitness activity requires you to complete both pushups and squats. See how many of each you can do! Want some instruction on how to complete these activities? Click here for awesome NASA resources from their Train Like An Astronaut program or watch the video below.

Our Train Like A Martian Challenge runs for 7 days from April 18-24, 2016. Everyday we will post a new challenge on our social media channels and right here on our blog. Complete the challenge activity or any physical activity and share photos on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram using our event hashtag #TrainLikeAMartian to be entered in our daily drawings. You can be entered multiple times:

  • Every photo  (up to 3 photos per day) = 1 entry each photo
  • Every video (up to 3 videos per day) = 1 entry each video
  • Every post asking your followers to donate to The Mars Generation that includes both #TrainLikeAMartian and TheMarsGeneration.org/donate = 2 entries for each social media post (here is a dropbox with pre-written posts and photos to help you with creating posts)

Sign up for the Train Like A Martian Challenge here to qualify for prizes and also to receive email updates about the challenge.

Challenge your friends to join you for #TrainLikeAMartian, click here to find out how.

Find out about the cool rewards you can earn through fundraising and/or donating to The Mars Generation by clicking here.



*NASA is not affiliated with The Mars Generation or our #TrainLikeAMartian Challenge

*Photo Credit: NASA

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