- Balance: May 1-7
- Activity: May 8-14
- Nutrition: May 15-21
- Determination: May 22-28
- Strength: May 29 – June 4
- Single leg standing
- Single leg standing with ball toss
- Bosu ball
- Bosu squat
- Level 5: 12 Minutes
Not terrible, but you can certainly train some more and up your game!
- Level 4: 10 to 12 Minutes
You’re certainly fit, but we both know you can do better! Keep training!
- Level 3: 8 to 10 Minutes
Wow! We don’t want to blow up your ego…but, this is pretty impressive!
- Level 2: 6 to 8 Minutes
100 burpees in under 8 minutes? Not bad at all, you’re almost THERE!
- Level 1: Under 6 Minutes
When you can complete 100 burpees in under 6 minutes – You’re a superhuman!
STRONG B.A.N.D.S. COMMIT! BE FIT!
Army Soldiers, units, Families and communities – they all work better when they’re fit. That doesn’t happen by accident. It takes commitment. And you can do it!
Commit to Staying Fit this May with the 11th Anniversary of STRONG B.A.N.D.S.
STRONG B.A.N.D.S. – STRONG Balance, Activity, Nutrition, Determination and Strength – promotes healthy, active lifestyles for Army communities. It helps motivate Army Soldiers, Families, Retirees and Civilians to get and stay fit.
Commit today! Get stronger and faster. Eat right. Join garrison fitness and wellness opportunities. Learn more about how to improve your body, mind and total health.
Tell your friends and Family about STRONG B.A.N.D.S. and invite them to make the commitment, too!
Visit your local USAG Bavaria Library (Tower Barracks, B607 and Rose Barracks, B227) each week for a special Strong B.A.N.D.S. display focused:
Location of events: Physical Fitness Center - Tower Barracks, B170
May 1 (Balance) - Outdoor Yoga: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Free class offered Sunday afternoon.
Information on proprioceptive exercises as well as different exercises that can be performed to improve and assess balance:
May 10 (Activity) -- Tug of War: 6:40 - 8:30 a.m.
Free Tug of War event: Individuals, teams, squads or units compete against each other
May 17 (Determination) -- 100 Burpee Challenge: 6:40 - 8:30 a.m.
May 25 (Nutrition) 8 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Participants choose "ingredients" for a balanced meal. A nutritionist will grade the selection with an explanation.
May 31 (Strength) One Rep MAX! 9 a.m. - noon
Participants guess their max, perform the exercise and we calculate it:
Bench Press – Squat – Deadlift: THEY CAN PERFORM ALL, ONE OR TWO OF THE EVENTS.