Get Fit with #PoeFit!

Need a little daily motivation to stay fit?

Follow #PoeFit on Twitter for the latest tips, insights, and information on keeping fit and maintaining a healthy household.

These are fun and simple things you can do at home without a lot of special equipment, with participation from the whole family!
Each week, the Poe Center posts a helpful series of tweets dedicated to nutrition, physical activity, or gardening. Click the categories below to browse each topic.

From exercise demonstrations to integrating activity into your family’s routine to motivation strategies, #PoeFitActive addresses a wide range of physical activity topics. Kids need 60 minutes of activity a day, and adults need at least 30. Move more and play more!
From recipes to eating styles to balanced nutrition, #PoeFitNutrition addresses maintaining a healthy diet. Make smart food choices, drink more water, and eat a rainbow of fruits and vegetables. Invite kids to help out in the kitchen and make cooking fun.
From gardening basics to seasonal crops to harvesting, #PoeFitGarden addresses how gardening brings together nutrition and physical activity. See how fun and rewarding it is to grow your own food at home. Get kids interested in eating healthy, sustainable produce freshly picked from your garden.
  • NEW! Garden to Kitchen How-To Tips: Follow Poe's garden and nutrition team each month for how-to instructions for growing edible plants and how to use them in the kitchen. Each month will feature a specific plant and related recipe.

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Nutrition and Physical Activity Videos

Monthly Garden-to-Kitchen Videos

Meet the #PoeFit Contributors

Katie Barker

Health Educator

Katie writes #PoeFitNutrition tips using her background as a Registered Dietitian and love for making nutrition feel doable and simple.

Will Florence, RD

Health Educator

Will uses his background as a Registered Dietician to share #PoeFitNutrition tips and tricks to maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

Anna Glasgow, MAT

Garden Senior Specialist

Anna shares #PoeFitGarden tweets on year-round gardening and the ways it fits with overall wellness.

Taylor Holste, MA, CHC

CookWELL Kitchen Coordinator

Taylor shares #PoeFitNutrition tweets that include overall wellbeing and tips for getting the family involved in the kitchen.

Paige Schildkamp, MPH

Health Educator

Paige writes #PoeFitActive tweets about physical activity and its impact on overall wellness.

Natalia Solera Ortiz

Spanish Community Senior Specialist

Natalia uses her love of cooking and experiences in the kitchen to write #PoeFitNutrtion tweets about cooking, kitchen organization, and food safety.

Catherine Wills

Assistant Garden Specialist

Catherine share #PoeFitGarden tweets on year-round gardening and the ways it fits with overall wellness.