This season, UnitedHealthcare and the Buccaneers are inviting you to join the team on a journey of fitness, health and activity, with an 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 life-changing series of 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 interaction will make you eligible for great prizes throughout the season, including autographed merchandise, Buccaneer Prize Packs and a Grand Prize Ticket Giveaway which includes (4) Club tickets, (4) Pirate Ship Passes, (4) Pre-Game Sideline Passes and free parking to the Bucs vs. 49ers game.
Each week, you'll find a new article 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 next four months
Toriscelli is in his 17th season in charge of the Buccaneers' training department and is one of the most respected medical professionals in the entire NFL. He will be providing advice on exercising safely, avoiding injury and recovery from any minor injuries you do incur.
Butler is in his second season heading up the team's strength and conditioning program and has two decades of experience in the field. He will be leading us through proper and effective workout techniques and the best ways to build both endurance and strength.
Luhrs 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.
Watson is in his fourth season with the Buccaneers and his first as the team’s starter at strongside linebacker. Even in a world of extremely fit professional athletes, Watson is legendary for his commitment to health, fitness and muscular development, and he will be sharing with us the tips he uses to keep his own body in top shape.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders are athletes in their own rights and, just as importantly, ambassadors for the team in the Bay area community and beyond. A rotating cast of cheerleaders will be helping us on our journey fitness, 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