Social Media May Be a Good Way to STEP IT UP

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Social media can really help keep you motivated during your workout.
Air Date: 12/9/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: John P. Higgins, MD
higginsJohn P. Higgins MD, MBA (Hons), MPHIL, FACC, FACP, FAHA, FACSM, FASNC, FSGC, is a sports cardiologist for the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and the Harris Health System. His research interests include the effects of energy beverages on the body, and screening for underlying cardiovascular abnormalities in 12-year-olds (sixth graders), and steroid effects on the cardiovascular system.
Social Media May Be a Good Way to STEP IT UP
Social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, etc. are a great way to connect with friends and family. But, they can also help add a new dimension to your daily workout.

Sharing your workout routine and even creating competitions among your friends can help motivate you and others.

You may be surprised by how many of your friends find that you sharing your workout will help them to also be more motivated.

Listen in as John P. Higgins, MD, shares his thoughts on how social media can become part of your daily workout routine.