10&10,000 Change Challenge

Use the FREE and simple 10&10,000 web-based application to help you progress gradually through 4 stages of lifestyle transformation over 100 days to meet recommended diet and physical activity guidelines.

Watch a 2-minute video to learn more about the challenge.

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Gradually progress through 4 stages of transformation.

  • Stage 1: Walk 3,000 steps a day for 3 days, consume at least 3 fruits and vegetables a day for 3 days, and complete 3 Tip Tasks before moving on to Stage 2.
  • Stage 2: Walk 5,000 steps a day for 3 days, consume at least 5 fruits and vegetables a day for 3 days, and complete 3 Tip Tasks before moving on to Stage 3.
  • Stage 3: Walk 7,500 steps a day for 3 days, consume at least 7 fruits and vegetables a day for 3 days, and complete 3 Tip Tasks before moving on to Stage 4.
  • Stage 4: Walk 10,000 steps a day for 3 days, consume at least 10 fruits and vegetables a day for 3 days, and complete 3 Tip Tasks to achieve completion status.
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How to get started:

  1. Register for a FREE Howdy Health account -or- login to your existing account.
  2. Select the 10&10,000 Change Challenge program.
  3. Work your way through 4, incremental stages of change that include dietary and physical activity goals. Each stage will include Tip Tasks that are designed to help you sustain positive changes to your lifestyle.

Year-round participation is encouraged using locally sponsored program activities, as well as with leadership provided by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension employees.

Need help?

If you live and work in Texas, please contact your local Texas A&M AgriLife Extension county agent.  

If you live and work in another state, please refer to our video tutorials for more information.

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10&10,000 Change Challenge Results to Date

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Participants gained confidence in their ability to reach national step recommendations and ability to reach national nutrition guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake.