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Welcome to the first-ever Asthma Awareness Month Virtual Fitness Challenge 2021!


All throughout May, follow the one-month program developed by certified personal trainer Shannon Simpson. Watch her videos and track your progress in your workout calendar. On May 31, 2021, send the calendar to us by email and you’ll be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a Fitbit-4 and other prizes!

Warm up

Leg burnout


Cool down

Upper Body

Yoga Stretch

Stay in touch during May!

  • Follow us on Facebook: Our coach will post “Tuesday Trainer Tips”
  • Post your workout pictures on social media and share your progress. Use the hashtag #asthmachallenge
  • Challenge your friends and family!

Trainer Tips

Safety Walking

Completing Push-ups From Home

Mindful Meditation and Breathing.

Seated Posture Exercises

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Shannon Simpson is a certified personal trainer at Anytime Fitness in Fairfax, Virginia. She is pursuing a graduate degree in Exercise, Fitness, and Health Promotion at George Mason University where she completed her undergraduate degree in Business Management. Shannon is also a certified Zumba instructor and is pursuing a certification in barre. Shannon wants to incorporate her training in both exercise science and dance to own and manage a dance studio or gym – or both! “I’m so excited to lead Allergy & Asthma Network in the Virtual Fitness Challenge! If you have any questions, feel free to reach out!” Email Shannon at

Thank You

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Disclaimer: If you have asthma that is triggered by exercise, or you have another health condition that is impacted by physical activity, consult with your doctor before starting the Virtual Fitness Challenge. If you have allergies to spring pollen or mold, it may be best for you to exercise indoors. Allergy & Asthma Network and its partners are not responsible or liable for any injury or harm you may sustain from participating in the Virtual Fitness Challenge. Thank you.

Video 1- Understanding Asthma

Video 2- Managing your Asthma

Video 3-Understanding Severe Asthma

Asthma Action Plan

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Asthma Journal

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Asthma Triggers

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Impact & Goals

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My Asthma Goals

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Preventing Symptoms

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