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Just now it’s more important than ever to do some exercise.

That’s why we’re launching Pluggpeppen! A competition where you and your fellow programme friends challenge other programmes at MDH by working out and scoring points on an app. Running, yoga, swimming, weight training or going out with the dog – whatever you do you’ll help your team to climb up the table. And not least: pep, challenge and push each other to manage just a little bit more!

On 17 May we’ll announce the winning programme. But everybody wins of course, because everybody becomes smarter, happier and has more fun by being active. So make an effort and get off the sofa, because we’re starting now!

I’ve got stuck on the sofa! How does the competition work?

There are a lot of us who know how the lazybones in us easily gets the upper hand. The sofa is really comfy. So to make it a bit easier to get going we’re using the workout app paceUP! that you download on AppStore or Google Play. There you record your physical activities, pep your mates and collect points.

Can I do what I want?

All your workouts are converted into health points so it doesn’t matter if you like running, biking, yoga, walking or other activities. Everything counts. Apart form that the app takes into account your own age and body type, which means that everybody can collect health points on equal terms. Good isn’t it?

What if I want to be anonymous then?

Your personal details are NEVER shown to others, but we need them to be able to work out your health points. If you don’t want to give us your details you will still be able to take part. In that case you will be given an average person’s data. And you decide yourself whether you want your activities to be visible or not.

– I’m up for it! When do we start?

You can register your activities from 6 April, and the winner will be announced on 17 May.

The winner is....

Pluggpeppen is an initiative by MDH to, in a pleasant way, inspire the programme students to be more physically active during the pandemic. The competition has now ended. The winning team is Robotikingenjörerna – and Eskilstuna City Mission gets a donation from Volvo CE.

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Good job!

Pluggpeppen has ended and the team Robotingenjörerna took home victory with no less than 16 309 credits! How did the robotic nerds do that? We asked Adrian Fager.

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Now we are at the finish line!

After six sweaty weeks Pluggpeppen is over. Did you hope for this result? And how does it feel? We asked Anna Ulriksson Biderman at MDH.

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Robotic nerds aim at being first

Right now, the team Robotikingenjörerna are in the lead in Pluggpeppen. What’s the secret behind their success? Did robots hack the system? Hear Emma Jakobsson tell us.

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"Heaton" stöttar Pluggpeppen

Esports legend Emil "Heaton" Christensen has had a long-time dedication to health and fitness. Now he is involved in Pluggpeppen, a health challenge for programme students at MDH, with the aim of encouraging more movement and a better digital community during remote learning.

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Win a workout with Fannie Redman

Fannie Redman is a professional martial artist and runs a gym in Stockholm where she works as a PT and health coach. As a participant in Pluggpeppen, everyone has the chance with their team to win a free online live training session with training expert.

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Here’s how you create a healthier everyday life

In times of distance studies and restrictions it’s extra important to take care of yourself to be able to cope more. Would you like to create a sustainable and healthier everyday life? Learn about some wise tips from Lotta Nilson, Health Advisor at the Student Health Care.

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Here’s how to get daily exercise when you’re studying or working from home

Maria Elvén, Ph.D in Physiotherapy at MDH, gives us tips about looking on transport between places as golden opportunities for getting daily exercise.

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Ok, so how do I get going?

We’ve emailed a team link to all the students so that you end up in the right team. Find the email, follow the link and sign up using the same email that you used when you registered your paceUP! account. Your team will be shown at the top when you click on Topplista in the paceUP! app.

Can’t you find the email? Click here for the list with invitation links.

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Health research

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Just nu är det viktigare än någonsin att röra på sig. Därför drar vi igång Pluggpeppen! En tävling där du och dina programkompisar utmanar andra program på MDH genom att träna och regga poäng i en app. Spring, yoga, simma, styrketräna eller gå ut med hunden – vad du än gör får laget att klättra i tabellen. Och inte minst: peppa, utmana och pusha varandra att orka lite till!

17 maj korar vi det vinnande programmet. Fast alla vinner ju, för alla blir smartare, gladare och roligare av att röra på sig. Så ta sats och lämna soffan, för nu kör vi!

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