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Kardio Across Kennesaw

Kardio Across Kennesaw is a free, 6-week program designed to increase physical activity among Kennesaw State University students, faculty, and staff members in a fun, community-oriented way!

The program begins on September 11th with our 80's Step Aerobics Night! For 6 weeks, you will track and report your steps to reach your personal goals, strive to reach the program goal, or compete for the most steps!

80s step aerobics           Registration

Step Leaderboard - Week One

Dusty Jackson    122,080   
RK    90,482   
SS    87,516   
Alison Hedrick    83,005   
Robert Bice    80,000   

Top 2 Teams:



54% of participants reported this program motivated me to take extra steps throughout the week. 

Participants also reported:

  • I started a daily exercise routine.  - C.C. 
  • Motivates me to get up and move - RK
  • Participate as an individual or create a team! Within your team, you can challenge your friends and see who comes out on top! Register here!

    Participants will use the Kardio Across Kennesaw walking log to record weekly steps. A link will be sent to your KSU email account each Sunday. Steps must be entered by 12:00PM every Monday.

    View your progress on the program leaderboards each week!

    Important Dates:

    Program begins on September 11 (start of Week 1)

    Week 1 steps must be entered by 12PM on Monday, September 18

    Week 2 steps must be entered by 12PM on Monday, September 25

    Week 3 steps must be entered by 12PM on Monday, October 2

    Week 4 steps must be entered by 12PM on Monday, October 9

    Week 5 steps must be entered by 12PM on Monday, October 16

    Week 6 steps must be entered by 12PM on Monday, October 23

  • Participants who track and record their weekly steps by the deadline for at least five of the six weeks will be awarded a prize!

  • KSU's Department of Sports and Recreation OwlFit Program sponsors this program. It is designed to help participants: 

    • Have a positive experience involving physical activity
    • Participate in OwlFit Group Exercise classes to reach daily step goals
    • Get more physically fit
    • Learn to incorporate regular physical activity into daily activities
    • Get support from the OwlFit professionals, fellow group exercise participants, and your team
    • Have fun!

    OwlFit Group Exercise will help you reach your goals! Regularly attend group exercise classes to:

    • Accumulate class steps from ALL class formats
    • Stay motivated to adhere to the program
    • Make friends and have fun while staying healthy

    Find the complete schedule of weekly group exercise classes here.

    Don't have a Sports and Recreation membership to attend classes? Get a daily guest pass or become a member!

    Participant progress will be managed through a series of Google Docs to track weekly steps. As participants accumulate steps, they may check their progress on the program-wide leaderboard, which will be updated weekly 

    Kardio Across Kennesaw is challenging participants with a weekly goal of 39,600 steps. This is the equivalent of about 5,700 steps each day or 3-4 days of 7,000 to 10,000 steps. If you follow this plan each week, you'll have walked at least 100 miles throughout the program!

    Here are the weekly goals:

    Week 1 - 33,000 steps and/or 16.5 miles (cumulative)

    Week 2 - 66,000 steps and/or 33 miles (weeks 1-2)

    Week 3 - 99,000 steps and/or 49.5 miles (weeks 1-3)

    Week 4 - 132,000 steps and/or 66 miles (weeks 1-4)

    Week 5 - 165,000 steps and/or 82.5 miles (weeks 1-5)

    Week 6 - 200,000 steps and/or 100 miles (weeks 1-6)

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