It's hard to believe it, but the New Year is already here! Start 2021 off on the right foot with an empowering and motivating fitness challenge. A fitness challenge is a great way to break your resolution into smaller measurable goals in a fun and guided way.

We’ve gathered fitness challenges for every type of athlete no matter what machine or fitness level you are. See below to find the right challenge for you!



30 Day Running Challenge for Beginners

This 30-day running challenge is great for those who are just starting out and are wanting to make running a habit. This guided challenge runs you through each week with helpful tips along the way. Grab your treadmill and start running!


30 Days 50,000 Steps Challenge

Get more steps in than ever with this 30 day challenge that has you slowly increase the amount of steps you take each day over the course of a month until you've reached 50,000 steps total. This a great challenge for those with a treadmill or an elliptical.

Day
Time
Steps
1 5 mins 500 steps
2 5 mins 500 steps
3 5 mins 500 steps
4 5 mins 500 steps
5 5 mins 500 steps
6 10 mins 1,000 steps
7 10 mins 1,000 steps
8 10 mins 1,000 steps
9 10 mins 1,000 steps
10 10 mins 1,000 steps
11 15 mins 1,500 steps
12 15 mins 1,500 steps
13 15 mins 1,500 steps
14 15 mins 1,500 steps
15 15 mins 1,500 steps
16 20 mins 2,000 steps
17 20 mins 2,000 steps
18 20 mins 2,000 steps
19 20 mins 2,000 steps
20 20 mins 2,000 steps
21 25 mins 2,500 steps
22 25 mins 2,500 steps
23 25 mins 2,500 steps
24 25 mins 2,500 steps
25 25 mins 2,500 steps
26 30 mins 3,000 steps
27 30 mins 3,000 steps
28 30 mins 3,000 steps
29 30 mins 3,000 steps
30 30 mins 3,000 steps

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Simple 30 Day Stationary Bike Challenge

Have a stationary bike at home? Put it to good use with this 30 day challenge that will have you pushing yourself and reaching distances you never knew possible.

Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Bike 3 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 3 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 3 miles Rest Day Bike 3 miles
Bike 4 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 4 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 4 miles Rest Day Bike 4 miles
Bike 5 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 5 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 5 miles Rest Day Bike 5 miles
Bike 6 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 6 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 6 miles Rest Day Bike 6 miles
Bike 7 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 7 miles Bike 2 miles Bike 7 miles Rest Day Bike 7 miles

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As always make sure to consult your physician when making changes to your health and fitness routine. It's important to stay hydrated and perform proper stretching too. Worried you won't be able to stick to your New Years Resolutions? Check out these tips for making it a habit that sticks. Remember to be safe and have fun with your fitness goals.

Are you committed to getting fit this year by working out from home on your XTERRA Fitness machine? Share your progress with us on social media using the hashtag #XTERRAFit or by tagging us @xterrafitness. We hope you have a great New Year and look forward to a healthy and happy 2021!

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