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Join Team Massachusetts In the SONA Move Challenge!

Move with Team Massachusetts! To begin their training towards Orlando 2022, Team Massachusetts will compete in the  Special Olympics North America Move Challenge! Join them on their training journey! WHAT:Special Olympics North America presents the SONA Move Challenge, an 8-week movement challenge to see how many minutes of exercise participants can complete each week. WHO: You can participate in the SONA Move Challenge as: an Individual (Special Olympics athletes only) a Traditional doubles (two Special Olympics athletes) a Unified doubles (a Special Olympics athlete and Unified partner) a Traditional team (all Special Olympics athletes) a Unified team (Special Olympics…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge

Special Olympics North America (SONA) Move Challenge Challenge Details WHAT: Special Olympics North America presents the SONA Move Challenge, an 8-week movement challenge to see how many minutes of exercise participants can complete each week. WHO: Participants will have the choice of competing as an Individual (Special Olympics athletes only), Doubles (traditional or Unified), or as part of a Team (traditional or Unified, 3-10 people total). Unified teams must be at least 25% athletes and 25% Unified partners.   Registration Date: Participant registration opens February 15 and closes March 14. Challenge Date: The challenge BEGINS March 15 – May 9, 2021.  …

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Staying Fit With SOMA 11/23

Having a Happy& Healthy Thanksgiving Thanksgiving this year might look a little different but no matter what its important that we have a healthy and safe day!  Here are some useful tips that will allow you to enjoy Thanksgivings while staying safe, healthy and not losing sight of your fitness goal. Do Something Active During The Day-   Just because your going to eat potatoes doesn’t mean you should be a couch potato! Do your regular gym session, go for a walk, run, bike, hike, or play catch football (socially distant)! Sign Up for the Special Olympics Massachusetts Virtual…

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Wednesday Live Fitness Update

No Live Fitness this week! Special Olympics Massachusetts will be closed on Veterans Day. There will be NO live fitness on Wednesday November 11th, 2020. Live fitness will return next week November 18th at 3PM. BUT… Dont miss a workout! Its important to still be active today. Here are some ways to still be active Go for a walk, run or bike outside! Have a dance party! Try some Fit 5 Exercises Or click on the video below to do one of our past live fitness workouts!

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Stay Fit With SOMA 10/19

Fitness Updates Stride Challenge Our 10 week walk, run, roll challenge is 3 weeks in but you can still join! The goal is to walk, run or roll the most miles in 10 weeks. Prizes will be given to those individuals who make it on the top 3 of the leader board the most time throughout the 10 weeks. For more information click HERE Walking Clubs Looking for a socially distant safe activity this fall? Walking clubs are the perfect opportunity! We have plenty of walking clubs currently going on. Most clubs will run till mid November. Interested in…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Stay Fit With SOMA 9/21

This week’s theme is: 10 Tips For A Better Sleep Every week we post exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! This weeks blog is all about tips to help you get a better night sleep! How to Improve Your Sleep Sleep is such an important part of your overall health! When it comes to wellness, sleep is often forgotten about. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), about 1 in 3 American Adults do not get healthy amounts of sleep. The NIH…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Stay Fit With SOMA 9/14

This week’s theme is: A Football Themed Workout Every week we post exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! This weeks blog is a workout inspired by the start of football season! Football Themed Workout This workout is a body weight workout meaning no equipment is necessary! It can be done inside or outside, whichever you prefer. Tight or small space to work out in? No problem! Each of these exercises can be done in small spaces. Modifications for each exercise is available.  The…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Stay Fit With SOMA 9/7

This week’s theme is: A Healthy Grocery Store List! Every week we post exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! This weeks blog will focus on an example of a grocery store list that not only is healthy, makes lots of different meals but is also within a budget! Why Create A Grocery Store List Before we begin, I want to ask you a question, do you make a grocery store list before you go food shopping? If you answered, yes, then great!! If…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Stay Fit With SOMA 8/31

This week’s theme is Fun Facts About Fitness! Every week we post exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! This weeks blog will focus on fun facts about fitness you probably didn’t know! Fun Facts About Fitness….. …..That you probably didn’t know. Everyone knows that you should workout because its “healthy” or because its “good” for you. Lets look at some other benefits & reasons why you should be working out! Exercising improves brain performance. Cardiovascular exercise helps create new brain cells. This enhances…

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Stay Fit With Soma 8/24

This week’s theme is Healthy Breakfast Options! Every week we post exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! This video blog will focus on 6 great foods to for Breakfast! It’s recommended to consume a full meal with  whole grain, lean protein, low fat dairy, fruits and vegetables! Breakfast gives you a chance to start each day with a healthy and nutritious meal. Adults who report regularly eating a healthy breakfast are more likely to: Eat more vitamins and minerals Control their weight Control…

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