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Movement Challenge

Encouraging all Michigan Educators to get moving this May

Join the Michigan Moves Movement Challenge
Challenge begins at on Monday 5/1 at 12:01am EST and ends on Wednesday 5/31 at 11:59pm EST.

To join the Michigan Moves Movement Challenge:

  1. Download the "Heka Well" app (not available for download until 4/17/2023) :

  2. Setup your Challenge account

    1. Launch the Heka Well app and select "Michigan Moves Movement Challenge

    2. Complete the in-app registration process.

      • Note: all personal data is optional and will be kept private. This data will be deidentified from participant names and be used for group (rather than individual) data analysis, only.

    3. Pair your step tracker

      1. Anyone with a smartphone* can participate and track their steps:

      2. The Challenge app also tracks step data from Fitbit, Apple Watch, or Garmin.
        *Supported Devices & Operating Systems

  3. Start Moving and Syncing! 

    1. To sync your step data to the app, select "Tap to sync steps" at the top of the Summary tab​.  

    2. Please make sure you are actively logged into the Challenge app and ​SYNC YOUR STEP DATA FREQUENTLY, AT LEAST ONE TIME PER DAY as some data sources will not provide step data that is over 24 hours old.

    3. All step data will be converted to movement points.

  4. All Movement Counts!!

    1. Each step earns you a point

    2. In addition to steps from your activity tracker you may also earn bonus points in the Heka Well app by logging additional activities ranging from Aerobics and Swimming to Yoga, Gardening, Biking and more.

    3. Just tap the Activity Log on the Bonus Activities menu and log the time you spent doing the activity to receive the equivalent points. You can add up to 3 bonus entries per day.

      1. ​​For more information please go to Heka Well - Activity Log FAQ


All participants that achieve the following Movement Point levels, at the end of the Challenge will be entered into a raffle for the opportunity to win a prize in the categories. You will be entered into the drawing for a prize only for the highest Movement Level you reach. 

  • Gold Medal Prizes (> 310,000 Movement Points*)

    • Detroit Lions Prizes:

      • Penei Sewell autographed Football

      • Jeff Okudah autographed Mini Helmet

      • D’Andre Swift autographed Replica Helmet

    • Detroit Tigers Prizes: TBD & Coming Soon

    • Detroit Pistons Prizes: Autographed Isaiah Livers Memorabilia​

* 1 Movement Point = 1 Step, > 310,000 movement points = > 10,000 steps/points per day on average

* 1 Movement Point = 1 Step, > 232,500 movement points = > 7,500 steps/points per day on average

  • Bronze Medal Prizes (> 155,000 Movement Points*)

    • MOVE Wellness Prizes:

      • Sticky Socks (1)

      • Coupon (1) good for: 3 Pilates class package OR Intro Private Pilates Session OR One month of Livestream Pilates classes 

    • F45 Livonia Prizes:

      • F45 Coffee Mugs (10)​

      • 3-Week Membership (10)

* 1 Movement Point = 1 Step, > 155,000 movement points = > 5,500 steps/points per day on average

Movement Challenge Sponsors

Thanks to the following sponsors that made this possible! 

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