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Step Up to the Challenge

We know walking is good for us — it increases energy, lifts our mood and more — but making it a habit isn’t always easy. Kickstart your walking journey to help you achieve better health with the 8-week Fit & Fun Challenge.

Unlock this AARP member benefit today! In addition to challenges, Staying Sharp provides you with science-based resources to support brain health.

Learn More About the Fit & Fun Challenge

Commit to Fit

Research shows a daily brisk walk can help you live a healthier life and we're here to support you every step of the way. We’re even giving you a head start — check out the Commit to Fit starter guide.

This is just the beginning. You’ll receive a new companion guide when you complete each week’s online activities.

Why You Should Take This Challenge

When you commit to the Fit & Fun Challenge, you’ll get access to:

  • A fun, guided interactive learning activity with new topics unlocked weekly.
  • Expert check-ins, tips and activities to help you achieve your goals.
  • A dashboard to track your progress and celebrate achievements.

How It Works

1. Set your walking goals and reminder preferences.

2. Get your steps in each week and complete weekly lessons. 

3. View your dashboard to enter steps and track progress.

Better with Rewards

Do you have a fitness tracker? Enroll in AARP Rewards so you can sync or connect your tracker. You'll automatically see your progress on the Fit & Fun dashboard. Plus, you can:

  • Earn 750 points when you sync or connect your fitness tracker.
  • Earn 1,050 points when you complete the challenge.
  • Discover more earning opportunities in AARP Rewards for hitting step milestones.


The Fit & Fun Challenge is designed to support you to reach your goals. Take it one step at a time, and you can take the first step by getting started today.

Kickstart your walking habit today.