AFMC promotes ‘Be Active’ physical activity challenge

During April and May, Air Force Materiel Command will promote its ‘Be Active’ team challenge.

Be Active is a command-wide initiative designed to help the AFMC workforce increase physical activity levels and heighten awareness of proper back care.

Participants will receive a free copy of the Mayo Clinic’s “Wellness Solutions for Back Pain” DVD at the official check-in. Civilian Health Promotion Services will conduct the challenge.

How to Participate in the Be Active Team Challenge:
1) Enroll online at through April 20. Participate as an individual or choose one teammate to keep you motivated.
2) Attend a Body Mass Index check-in between March 28 and April 20. Print and bring your Be Active confirmation email to the check-in to finalize enrollment. You will receive the “Wellness Solutions for Back Pain” DVD at this visit.
3) Perform physical activity and log your minutes on the Activity Log from April 11 through May 24.
4) Attend the CHPS education class, “Building a Healthy Core” between April 11 and May 24.
5) Attend a BMI check-out between May 31 and June 10.
6) To be eligible for the completion award, participants will need to:
a. Enroll in the Be Active Team Challenge
b. Attend both BMI check-in and check-out
c. Perform and log at least 720 minutes (12 hours) of physical activity
d. Attend “Building a Healthy Core” class from CHPS staff

Participants who complete the Be Active Team Challenge requirements will receive a FREE Pressure Point Massage Roller from CHPS. Contact your physician before beginning any physical activity program to be sure it is safe.

For more information, visit or contact your local CHPS team.

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