UnitedHealthcare and the Buccaneers are once again inviting you to join the team on a journey of fitness, health and activity, with another all-star panel of experts from One Buccaneer Place ready to lead the way!
You can begin this journey with UnitedHealthcare and the Buccaneers by taking the Get Fit Pledge. From that starting point, you'll be guided by our Buccaneer experts for 16 weeks through a video series of life-changing ideas and activities, with advice on everything from nutrition to strength training to specific workouts favored by Buccaneer players. Throughout the journey, you will be encouraged to promote your commitment to getting and staying healthy by utilizing the hashtag #BucsFitUHC through your social media. Your pledge and continued weekly interaction will make you eligible for great prizes throughout the season, including autographed merchandise, Buccaneer Prize Packs and a Grand Prize Game Experience which includes (4) Club tickets, (4) Pirate Ship Passes, (4) Pre-Game Sideline Passes and free parking to the 12/28 Bucs vs. Saints game.
Each week throughout the season, you'll find a new video right here that will help you adopt and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle, with one of our Buccaneer experts providing the details. Meet the distinguished panel that will be serving as your Get Fit! guides for the 2014 season!
Bobby Slater joins the Buccaneers following 15 years with the Chicago Bears. In that role, he coordinated player training regimes and developed rehabilitation plans for all injured players. He will be providing advice on exercising safely, avoiding injury and recovery from any minor injuries you do incur.
Dave Kennedy joined the Buccaneers this season as Head Strength and Conditioning Coach after 6 season with Texas A& M and over two decades of experience in the field. Kennedy will be leading us through proper and effective workout techniques and the best ways to build both endurance and strength.
Kevin Luhrs joins us again this season as the Buccaneers Team Dietician. Luhs has been providing Buccaneer players and staff with nutritional advice since the 2010 season and is a registered and licensed dietitian. As he does on a daily basis with the Buccaneers, Luhrs will be helping us tailor our diets to best support our new fitness regimens.
TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers will be stopping throughout the season to discuss what it takes to commit to health, fitness and muscular development. They will be sharing with us the tips they use to keep their own bodies in top shape.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders are not only strong athletes but strong ambassadors for the team in the Bay area community and beyond. A rotating cast of cheerleaders will be helping us on our fitness journey, sharing from their own experience in creating fit and active lifestyles.
For those who have taken part in the UnitedHealthcare Get Fit! initiative this season, the final installment offers a look back at all the helpful advice provided by the Buccaneers’ panel of experts
For those who have taken part in the UnitedHealthcare Get Fit! initiative this season, Bucs LB Dekoda Watson offers some words of encouragement for those seeking to make their lifestyle changes permanent
For those who are taking part in the UnitedHealthcare Get Fit! initiative, Bucs Director of Sports Medicine and Performance Todd Toriscelli provides advice on building recovery into an exercise program
For those who have joined the UnitedHealthcare Get Fit! initiative with the Bucs, dietitian Kevin Luhrs returns with some additional advice regarding last week's topic of supplements
For those who have joined the UnitedHealthcare Get Fit! initiative, Buccaneers Cheerleader Karen, a certified personal trainer, offers advice on natural supplements that can improve your health and workout results