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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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Stay Fit With SOMA 6/22

This week’s theme is Sports Safety! 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 Sports Safety! Stay Safe While We Wait! If you have been practicing a sport recently it’s important to make sure you are practicing that sport as safely as possible! A lot of you are probably missing your summer sport seasons, your coaches, and your teammates. But while you wait, you may be trying new ways to stay fit. We encourage…

Author: Michael Redington

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Stay Fit With SOMA 6/1

This week’s theme is Good Hygiene! 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 Good Hygiene! Good Hygiene = any practice or activity that you do to keep yourself healthy and clean! “Handwashing is the single most import means of preventing the spread of infection” – U.S. Centers for Disease Control Here are some tips to practice good hygiene (taken from the National Federation of State High School Associations): Wash your hands with soap and…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Stay Fit With SOMA – Virtual Summer Games Challenges

This week’s theme is Virtual Summer Games! 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 Virtual Summer Games! This year, please join us for Virtual Summer Games! This event is open to everyone and is a safe way to compete amongst your friends and peers from across the state. Train and compete from home and come together virtually to celebrate your accomplishments via Facebook and YouTube on June 12th and 13th, 2020. Step #1: PRACTICE…

Author: Vick DiNatale

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Stay Fit With SOMA – Week of 5/11

This week’s theme is Hydration! 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 hydration! Hydration = to add or absorb water! Your body is made up of about 60% of water.  Your body needs that much water so it can perform everyday tasks. Some of those tasks are: Protect your tissues, spinal cord, and joints Regulate body temperature Remove waste Help with digestion BUT when you sweat, exercise, go to the bathroom, even just…

Author: Catherine Twing

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