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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…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Stay Fit With SOMA 8/17

This week’s theme is Pre-Workout Foods! 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 eat before you workout. It’s recommended to consume a full meal with carbs, protein, and healthy fats 2–3 hours before your workout. But for meals eaten closer to your workout, choose simpler carbs and some protein. Foods that are simple to digest will help prevent any stomach discomfort during exercise. 6 Pre-Workout Foods Bananas– Bananas are nature’s…

Author: Michael Redington

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Wilmington educator runs at home for Special Olympics

Diana Hill is a Special Education teacher at Wilmington High School and a co-organizer of the Wilmington and Burlington Unified School Day Games which typically happens each spring. Unfortunately due to Covid- 19 the School Day Games, which would have celebrated its fourth year, was cancelled. Although Hill was at home and not organizing the event for her students, she still wanted to find a way to be involved with Special Olympics. When the Run, Bike, Walk program was announced in July she jumped on board and has already surpassed her $1,000 fundraising goal! “I love this organization and…

Author: Catherine Twing

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Stay Fit With SOMA 8/10

This week’s theme is Strong Bones! 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 blog will focus on how to build healthy bones. There are many different ways to strengthen your bones. Having strong bones can help your sports performance and daily life! Our bones help provide structure, protect our organs, support muscles, and store calcium. It’s especially important to build strong and healthy bones during childhood and adolescence. But you can take steps during adulthood to protect bone health,…

Author: Michael Redington

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Stay Fit With SOMA 8/3

This week’s theme is Stress Relief! 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 blog will focus on ways to relieve stress. Stress and anxiety are common experiences for most people. In fact, 70% of adults in the United States say they feel stress or anxiety daily. It’s totally normal to feel stressed, but remember that these feelings don’t last forever! There are a TON of different ways to help relieve stress. Exercise Almost any type of physical activity can…

Author: Michael Redington

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Stay Fit With SOMA 7/27

This week’s theme is Physical Activity! 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 blog will focus on how to get physically active, even outside of sports practice. There are many ways to be physically active. Certain kinds of exercise can help you improve the skills needed for your sport. It can even help other things in your life! Being physically active improves sleep, improves mood, and increases energy. It also helps lower blood pressure, manage weight, and strengthen bones….

Author: Michael Redington

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Stay Fit With SOMA 7/20

This week’s theme is Sun Safety! 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 how to stay safe while enjoying the sun this summer. UV rays from the sun can cause cancer. Damage from sun exposure builds up over time, so sun protection should start at an early age! Seek shade, especially during midday hours. Umbrellas, trees, or other shelters can provide relief from the sun. Be extra careful around surfaces that reflect the sun’s…

Author: Michael Redington

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Stay Fit With Soma 7/13

This week’s theme is Hydration: Infused Water 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 how to prepare infused water, a great alternative to regular water. Infused water is a healthy choice and is a great alternative for drinks high in sugar such as sodas and juices. Drinking infused water can be more fun and exciting, but it can also keep you hydrated. This can help us fulfill our Fit 5 goal to drink 5 glasses…

Author: Michael Redington

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Stay Fit with Soma 7/6

This week’s theme is Healthy Snacking! Every week we have been posting exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! This blog will focus on how to prepare a healthy and energizing snack. Snacking isn’t always bad! Some people don’t eat snacks on a regular basis, but snacking can be a great addition to your healthy lifestyle! Snacking will keep you energized, provide fuel for your body and mind, and keep cravings at bay. The two biggest tips for snacking smart are to stay hydrated…

Author: Michael Redington

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Stay Fit With SOMA 6/29

This week’s theme is Trail Tips! Every week we have been posting exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! This blog will focus on trail tips for walks, hikes, and spending time outdoors this summer. Video Blog! This week we’ve opted to do a video blog instead of a written blog. You can watch the video below. Spending time outdoors and going for a hike is a great way to stay fit while you wait to get back to your regular sport seasons and…

Author: Michael Redington

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