Quick Fit Tip: The Health Benefits of Social Media

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Love it or hate it, social media has become pervasive in our society. Everywhere you go peopled are huddled over their phones like crack-addled praying mantises (RIP Greg Giraldo) checking their likes and updating their statuses; which suggests that social media seems to be creating new ways to further isolate people and ideas in our society.

However, there are some ways that social media CAN be used for good! There is some research to suggest that social media can help people establish new, healthier behaviors (yes, it's true, follow this link for one example). Admit it, how often have you been motivated to go move after watching a quick video on the Gram? This Quick Fit Tip is just that, a quick review of some interesting ways that social media is being used to help influence healthy behavior change.

To learn how to use exercise to enhance your quality of life, pick up a copy of:

Smarter Workouts: The Science of Exercise Made Simple

To learn exercises and workouts that you should be doing, follow @PeteMcCall_Fitness on Instagram

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