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Breakdance Battle like George Sampson

The Breakdance Battle challenge on My Zamzee

Getting fit isn’t just about doing grueling sprints and reps! Have you taken a Zamzee challenge yet?

Challenges are timed, story-book style adventures that make moving a lot more fun and exciting. Some challenges, like the Breakdance Battle, are single stage: get enough Pointz in the next 10 minutes and we’ll award you free Zamz. Other challenges, like the Hot Air Adventure, have successive stages: pass them all and you’ll win a heaping pot of gold at the end of the rainbow (what we refer to as bonus Zamz or a Pointz multiplier).

When you take challenges you can move however you want to rack up those Pointz. But we encourage you to get creative. After all, it’s not every day that we get to imagine ourselves as dance superstars, Major League Baseball player or medieval knights! Continue reading

Going the Extra 400 Meters

With the Olympics coming up this summer, there’s a lot of buzz about the superstar athletes representing Team USA in London. It’s this time of year that kids decide they want to grow up to become the next Ryan Lochte or Hope Solo, and we love how that gets kids motivated to get moving.

But for most kids and families, there’s a bit of a disconnect between the lives of Olympic athletes and our own efforts to get physically active. The world of an Olympic gymnast who trains eight hours a day is pretty removed from everyday efforts to encourage our kids to actively participate in gym class (if it’s offered) or play outside (if it’s safe and the weather cooperates).

Sometimes it’s helpful to have a little motivation that seems closer to home. Here’s a story that’s inspired us: Continue reading