#MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star Challenge Week 3

 

Earlier this month, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan called on kids to lace up their cleats and “Train like an All-Star” with its latest #MIKidsCan challenge, in alignment with the Detroit Tigers spring training. Now through March 31, kids across the state can pledge to Train like an All-Star for a chance to earn one of six spots on the Blue Cross All-Star Team at Tigers Kids’ Opening Day on Sunday, April 19.

As we head into week three, 1,162 Michigan kids have taken the pledge and are rounding third base.

Week 3 – Throw Like a Star!

In week three, kids are challenged to complete 10 push-ups per day. Muscle-strengthening activities, including push-ups and lifting weights, make muscles stronger.

We’d like to thank our spokes-kid Makayla Pawlowski of Troy for helping us kick off Week 3 of the #MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star challenge. Watch the video below, and then head over to ahealthiermichigan.org/mikidscan to take the pledge and be entered to win tickets to Kids’ Opening Day!

 

Week 2 Prize Pack Winner

The Healthier Michigan team wants to remind you to share your challenge photos with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. In addition to the grand prize winners, each week we will randomly select one winner to receive an All-Star prize pack from the publicly shared challenge photos featuring the hashtag #MIKidsCan.

Congratulations to Megan and Trevor of Allen Park on being our week 2 #MIKidsCan All-Star prize pack winner! Here is their winning photo submitted via Facebook:

Week2 Challenge Winner

Parents, remember you can share photos of your children completing the Train Like an All-Star Challenges on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram using hashtag #MIKidsCan for a chance to win fun prizes each week during the month of March!

Be sure to check back here next week for more details about the next challenge. For more information or to register a child to participate in the #MIKidsCan Train Like an All-Star challenge , visit AHealthierMichigan.org/mikidscan.

The challenge is for educational purposes only. The All-Star Training Guide is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions about a medical condition, or before beginning any new diet or exercise regimen for you or your child.

Photo Credit: HealthierMI (top)

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