Oscar Wilde once said "Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught." As an educator, I don't entirely agree with this quote, but there are many truths to it.
by guest blogger Greg Hoak, MS, CSCCS While some (especially athletes) thrive on fast-paced, high-intensity workouts, others find the key to weight...
The sad news of beloved comic Robin William's death was followed by reports he was fighting Parkinson's disease. His widow, Susan Schneider, reveale...
By making this a life change you won't just do what's necessary. You'll incorporate healthy habits into everything you do, which will give you that continued success. You won't make those same bad decisions because that won't be what you want for your new life.
As at the New Year, the new academic year sparks personal resolutions to perform better by becoming more organized, healthy, and productive.
Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to experience everything summer has to offer. From family BBQs to naps on the beach, there's nothing quite like long balmy weekends. It's so beneficial for our mind and bodies to enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible. Incorporate water and exercise into the mix and you'll be feeling on top of the world.
By the time the class is over, I had redefined the word spastic, bumped into the woman next to me twice, peed my pants just a little, and realized that while I thought I could dance, I actually could not.
Tango, salsa, samba, rumba, bolero. All the Latin dances, bring crowds to the dance floor. But one stands apart, with star quality. TANGO! Just the name alone has a sound different from all the rest.
My wife, Tina, is halfway through her marathon training plan, and each weekend she's running farther than ever before. Last weekend she pushed hersel...
When it comes to exercise, some of us require a bit more cajoling to get up and moving. Luckily, there's a whole collection of workout apps just for that--plus some made especially for the junkies who can't seem to stay away from the gym.
Spurned on by passion and impatience, entrepreneurs push ourselves and our teams as we strive to change the world. This all-consuming drive often inspires others to action, yet simultaneously creates the very real danger of burnout.
You help others change their inner voice from "I can't do this" to "If they can do it... so can I!" Connecting with others will "light the fire" in you, as Louisa May Alcott said, and just like fire, it will start to spread.
I fear for the future of our nation's bodybuilders. The cards are stacked against them. They must suffer through one unfair disadvantage after another.
In 2011, my middle-school son came to me and said he wanted to attend a football summer camp at De La Salle. I asked what was De La Salle. I could see my son wanted to go with every ounce of his being. The school was an hour and a half drive from our house.
I try to live a healthy, well-balanced life, not just for me, but for them. I hope they don't have to experience these struggles -- instead, I hope they'll have a better starting point than the one I had when it comes to living a balanced life of food and fitness.
So, as I was making my morning rounds at the Madison Square Club this morning, I saw a couple of things that inspired me to write this impromptu blog....
I see words as one of the most important tools in pursuing a healthy life. Discovering words that can help you on both your fitness and emotional journey is a quick and easy way to reshape your life. Here are five simple words that can sculpt not only your day, but also someone else's.
On the whole, this playlist compiles a healthy mix of new tunes, fresh takes on recent favorites, and a few curve balls. So, there should be plenty of songs here to keep you moving and a few to keep you guessing.
I could definitely feel the skipping, cone-weaving and plank crawls. My dog, Ted, on the other hand, cruised through it effortlessly. Maybe it helps to have two extra legs.
Skydiving is the best high you'll ever have or had, and there's no down side. I have to correct that statement. Driving home from San Diego to Los Angeles, no matter what time it is -- not exactly a high. The next day after skydive, I'm walking 10 ft. off the ground and my energy is at an all-time high.