Everything is better with friends, including getting in shape and losing weight. Technology has given us the opportunity to create and foster relationships with others from the comfort of our sofas. Now, if the extent of your interaction with others on-line has been trolling pictures of your high school crush on Facebook then, it’s time to get more out of your internet time.
Twitter is a great place to get support and inspiration in 140 charters or less. You don’t need to understand how to use hashtags and at signs (@) to get something out of social networking for weight loss. Because of the limit on what you can write you can post and read quick notes that get to the point. Bonus, twitter is also a free service and takes no time to set up, connect to friends and family and get started.
I suggest that you set up a twitter account with friends that support your weight-loss efforts or people that are also trying to get in shape. Commit to posting daily updates, workouts, and barriers you bump up against. I also recommend following people and organizations that will give you information that aligns with goal and motivates you.
Suggested Tweets to follow: iBehaviorCoach, Retrofitme, Men’s Health, Sparkpeople,
To find out more about me: iBehaviorcoach.com