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Walk Across Arizona

Walk Across Arizona (WAAZ) is a program sponsored by UA Cooperative Extension and UA Life & Work Connections. This 8 week program is a way to build a healthy habit of including physical activity in your day. Form a team and walk with faculty, appointed professionals, staff, students, friends, or family. Past participants have commented that the program resulted in community-building in their departments, weight loss, better fitness, and fun!  

Key Dates

February 04, 2018 through March 31, 2018

Log Your #WAAZ Miles!

April 11, 2018
Walk Across Arizona Finale
Life & Work Connections' Office
715 N. Park Ave (2nd Floor)

2018 WAAZ Photo Contests!

Connect with us via Facebook to view the 2018 photo contest submissions!

WAAZ 2018 Newsletters

This weekly newsletter provides encouragement, health tips, photo compettions, and more to keep you motiviated.  

WAAZ Newsletter Week 1
WAAZ Newsletter Week 2
WAAZ Newsletter Week 3
WAAZ Newsletter Week 4
WAAZ Newsletter Week 5
WAAZ Newsletter Week 6

For more information, contact:

Cindy Davis
Employee Wellness and Health Promotion Nutrition/Fitness Coach
UA Life & Work Connections
The University of Arizona
Office: 520.621.4601 

Exercise to Mile Conversion Chart

Activity Actual Miles/Minutes Recorded Miles
Core Exercises (Sit-ups, Push-ups, Crunches, etc) 13 minutes-as many as possible 1 mile
Deep Squats 13 minutes-as many as possible 1 mile
Weight Lifting 25 repetitions 1 mile
Cross Fit 25 repetitions 1 mile
Yoga/Stretching 25 minutes 1 mile
Walking, casual/stroll (2-3 mph) 30 minutes 1 mile
Walking typical pace (3 mph) 30 minutes 1.5 mile
Walking, brisk (4 mph/12-15 min. mile) 30 minutes 2 miles
Jogging, Running (5.5 mph) 30 minutes 3 miles
Cycling/Mountain Biking (13 mph) 7 miles 1 mile
Spinning 30 minutes 2 miles
Aerobics/Zumba (moderate intensity) 25 minutes 1 mile
Stairmaster/Elliptical (moderate intensity) 25 minutes 1 mile
Rollerblading 3 miles 1 mile
Swimming (laps-30 yards per minute) 30 minutes 1 mile
Dancing (moderate to rapid) 20 minutes 1 mile
Team Sports 25 minutes 1 mile
Gardening (planting, raking, weeding, etc.) 30 minutes 2.5 miles
Yard Work (push mowing, digging etc.) 30 minutes 2.25 miles
Gym workout 25 minutes 1 mile
Climbing Stairs 15 minutes 1 mile
Spring Cleaning (or heavy house work) 25 minutes 1 mile