I have a friend, Tyler, who is a college professor. While discussing student achievement, he has come to believe that a primary determinant of student success or failure is motivation. Given the right motivation, Tyler suggests, students can achieve great things. Lets say we give them $500, they are likely to figure out how to
When I was a kid my bike meant many things to me. It was a symbol of freedom and independence. I could travel as far as my legs would pedal. I used my bike to travel to the swimming pool, the local department store, school, and all my extra-curricular activities. My bike was also the
April showers bring May flowers, or so goes the eternal promise of springtime. It is a play that proves true year after year, regardless of how severe the winter, or how slow the onset of spring. Never do we hear, however, who is responsible for planting the seeds and the bulbs that are equally responsible
Regardless of age, weight or athletic ability, aerobic exercise is good for you. See why — then prepare yourself to get moving. By Mayo Clinic Staff Regular aerobic activity such as walking, bicycling or swimming can help you live longer and healthier. Need motivation? See how aerobic exercise affects your heart, lungs and blood flow.
Success in athletic performance is dependent on a number of factors. Most of us are very aware of the skills necessary to compete in a variety of sporting activities. For example, if we can’t dribble a basketball, it is hard to imagine that we could be very good at playing basketball. Coaches and other sport-specific
Another month or so of cold weather means that ‘sitting season’ is still upon us. Work, commute, home, dining, and watching The Voice can add up to lots of time squishing your gluteal muscles on the couch rather than working on your buns of steel video. Beyond the cosmetic and I-can’t-fit-into-my-jeans issues are some newly