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Strong Challenge

Welcome to the Strong Challenge

Six Weeks. Teammates from across the Triangle. For 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week we're challenging you to start 2021 STRONG. We'll be there every step of the way with themes and support designed to help you live your best life. So take the challenge and let's discover what it means to be STRONG, together.


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Join the Strong Challenge Today!

The challenge takes place from Jan. 11 - Feb. 21

Take back your life. Join us as we commit to being active for 20 minutes a day, 5 days a week. For six weeks, we're going to get moving and discover what it means to live a healthier, happier and more full life. And you won't be alone. You'll be part of a community of people who are also taking our challenge. And you'll also be supported by YMCA Health Coaches and staff who are here to give you tips, encourage you and celebrate your successes.

Register to join the 6-week Challenge. Everyone who takes part in the challenge will be entered into a drawing to receive a free year of membership to the YMCA. One winner per branch will be selected.

Download your activity tracker and keep up with your progress throughout the challenge.

Join our Community! Let's build a place to support each other, share encouragement and celebrate success together in our Strong Community Group. 

Week One Challenge


Having a prominent place in the home to post your goals to see every day and track your progress will be a key in getting started on the right foot. Having some accountability or someone to encourage and motivate you will be a critical part of your success. Join our Strong Community on Facebook and download the Strong Tracking Sheet today!


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Strong Challenge FAQs

Why Should I join the Strong Challenge?

We’re excited to kick off 2021 with the YMCA Strong Challenge. The Y is here to support you and connect you with a community. Join this challenge and we’ll lead you through six weeks of getting stronger in spirit, mind and body

When does the Strong Challenge Start?

The Challenge kicks off on January 11 and goes for six weeks.

How do I register for the Strong Challenge?

You can sign up for the challenge by filling out this online form.

What is the Strong Community Group?

The Strong Community Group is an online group designed to give members the ability to support each other, share ideas and successes and meet new workout friends. Join the community today.

Where do I get the weekly activity tracker?

You can download the weekly activity tracker here.

Will I receive information during the Challenge to help me stay on track?

You'll receive an email each week with the new theme and tips from a YMCA Wellness Coach for reaching your goal. Plus our Coaches will be dropping into the Strong Community to encourage and support you!