Stay Fit With SOMA – Week of 3/23
Every week we’ll be posting exercise videos, nutrition tips, and more on our blog to provide you with opportunities to stay fit and active even at home! Plus – if you commit to stay fit you’ll receive access to our athlete fitness dashboard with daily wellness goals, fitness videos, giveaways and more!
The exercise of the week is a push up, demonstrated by Special Olympics Massachusetts athlete and Global Health Messenger Beth Donahue. Push ups are a great exercise that work on your upper body.
We challenge you to take a video of you doing 10 pushups, however is most comfortable for you, then post your video on social media using #StayFitWithSOMA and tag a friend who you challenge to do 10 pushups!
Exercise of the week!
Live online fitness classes – Wednesday at 3 p.m.!
Join Fitness and Competition Coordinator Vicky DiNatale at 3pm on Wednesday via GoToMeeting for a live online fitness class! Simply click the link and “join on the web”. Wear comfortable clothes and find a room with some space to work out. Don’t forget to have water available to rehydrate!
Coach Margie and Ethan from the Scituate Track & Field Team demonstrated some stretches you can do right at home!
If you need to make a trip to the grocery store here are some healthier items to look for!
- Sauces (Tomato sauce)
- Soups and chili
- Brown Rice
- Pasta: Whole Grain
- Chicken, beef or vegetable stock: Look for ones low in Sodium
- Dried fruit
- Nuts and nut butters
- Shelf-stable, pasteurized milk: Almond Milk
- Fruit and Veggies
Fit 5 Tip
Don’t forget to eat 5 fruits and or vegetables a day! Frozen fruits and vegetables are just as nutritious as fresh!!