Brainerd Dispatch #getfit health talk - get moving

Enrich Monday by starting the week off with a commitment to be healthy and active. Lifestyle coach Samantha Linhart says there are simple ways to increase activity in everyday life. Here are some tips.

  1. We're about ready to start our #getfit chat @brd_dispatch with Sam our lifestyle change coach. Send ?s and follow along.
  2. "Never miss a Monday," Sam says. Always do something Monday that's going to benefit yourself, it sets the tone, enriches the week #getfit
  3. Don't be hung up on the scale, it's not the only thing. Take before photos, take measurements. #getfit
  4. Sam says enjoy non-scale victories of jeans fitting better, choosing a salad, feeling better #getfit https://t.co/jCaTfHJWv4
    Sam says enjoy non-scale victories of jeans fitting better, choosing a salad, feeling better #getfit pic.twitter.com/jCaTfHJWv4
  5. Sam says try something new, even if it scares you. Sit in front, Go to class 10 mins early, tell instructor it's your first time, #getfit
  6. Why should you workout? It relieves stress, increases coping skills, mental benefits in addition to tons of great physical benefits #getfit
  7. Focus on whole foods, fruits and veggies, make a change a few days a week and see what the change is like. #getfit Change your mindset
  8. Sore muscles? Good for you it means you worked. Stretch and drink water. Move the muscles in a different way. Sore muscles are OK #getfit
  9. Sam says do something cardio based, strength training and stretching like yoga for complete workout to #getfit https://t.co/SxMZMs0Pht
    Sam says do something cardio based, strength training and stretching like yoga for complete workout to #getfit pic.twitter.com/SxMZMs0Pht
  10. @Dispatchbizbuzz @brd_dispatch I'm stuck at a desk in front of a computer all day. What are some things I can do during business hours?
  11. In the workday, do walking meetings, desk yoga, do step-ups in the desk chair, set a "move" alarm on calendar to remind yourself to #getfit
  12. Even parking farther away increases movement. Try increasing activity by 10 minutes three time a day to start. #getfit
  13. Motivation issues? Sam says tell yourself you'll get on treadmill or bike for 5 or 10 mins, more often than not you'll keep going #getfit
  14. For a changeup, Sam try Pilates for greater flexibility, core work, movement, cardio. https://t.co/QT1MfLLNlB
    For a changeup, Sam try Pilates for greater flexibility, core work, movement, cardio. pic.twitter.com/QT1MfLLNlB
  15. No matter what your interest is, Sam says there is something you can do, bike, jog, walk. Every activity can be modified to #getfit
  16. If you feel you hit a plateau, Sam says change it up. Try something new, even if it's scary. You have to change something. #getfit
  17. @JeremyMillsop Need a workout change? Try something new, set a new goal for yourself couch to 5k perhaps, say yes to trying a new activity.
  18. In the workday, do walking meetings, desk yoga, do step-ups in the desk chair, set a "move" alarm on calendar to remind yourself to #getfit
  19. Use your apps, so many great ones so you to show what workouts are doing and you can workout smarter to #getfit https://t.co/SZNSPPpsUq
    Use your apps, so many great ones so you to show what workouts are doing and you can workout smarter to #getfit pic.twitter.com/SZNSPPpsUq
  20. When you start tracking your food and activity, it just changes your mindset. Sam says tracking helps produce great results to #getfit
  21. Thanks for joining us for #getfit #healthtalk with Sam Linhart. We'll be back next Monday noon to 1 p.m. Thanks Sam https://t.co/mYUx3effJl
    Thanks for joining us for #getfit #healthtalk with Sam Linhart. We'll be back next Monday noon to 1 p.m. Thanks Sam pic.twitter.com/mYUx3effJl