Megan Rapinoe represents what is possible when LGBT athletes are supported and respected, but it's heartbreaking to think of the potential excellence still being wasted by fear, and the barriers that that fear poses to the health of students who would rather skip school than go to gym.
A holistic approach brings together elements that support the development of a child who is healthy, knowledgeable, motivated, and engaged, seeking to ensure all that is required for successful life and preparation for society.
You saw in me an inner strength that I myself would not see for years to come, and your encouragement provided a fundamental piece of the foundation upon which I continue to learn and grow as a person.
This National Public Health Week is a great time to begin moving toward a more active lifestyle. Social responsibility with programs like the National Plan for Physical Activity and the Let's Move Campaign are critical to improving public health.
Superheroes. They're everywhere these days. And while watching Captain America can certainly raise your heart rate, wouldn't it be something if those watching would be inspired to get their heart rates up while exercising instead?