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/ March 2, 2012 10:20 am

Building Team Culture

From Proactive Coaching and Bruce Brown/Rob Miller You know you have developed a great team culture when…. * Your best players are the best examples of the covenants * Your upper classmen welcome the new players to the team and get them on board with the team covenants * The longer players are in the program, the better they get […]

/ March 2, 2012 9:41 am

Time Out for Health

Need some tips on how to fit healthy living into your daily life? Break it up – If you don’t have time for a 30-minute workout, break it up into 10 or 15 minutes. You will still reap the benefits of a shortened routine. Calendar date – Use your calendar and schedule a time to work out. Putting it on […]

/ March 2, 2012 9:26 am

Putting the “Fun” Back Into Fitness

(This post from New Directions, www.ndbh.com, is worth a read.) Top athletes and movie stars have the time and motivation to stay in great shape. The rest of us, though, often find it a challenge to fit fitness into our lives. “It’s a matter of attitude,” says Antonia P. Williams, M.S., a personal trainer and nutritionist in Alexandria, Va. “If […]

/ December 30, 2011 9:23 am

Plunging in to the perfect workout

Non-impact workouts like yoga and Pilates have been gaining traction for years as these strength-based workouts bring heart rates up without pounding the joints. Now, aqua fitness is joining the ranks of these esteemed “soft” workouts with year-over-year momentum in Blue Valley Recreation’s aqua fitness program. Also key to aqua fitness benefits is its self-adjusting nature. Water workouts are appropriate […]

/ December 30, 2011 9:13 am

Qualities of Great Coaches

This list is courtesy of Bruce Brown and Proactive Coaching. If you aren’t familiar with Bruce, check out his Website at www.proactivecoaching.info. 1. Never stop learning 2. Are effective, efficient learners, and creative craftsmen 3. Have clear, consistent standards 4. Can motivate 5. Are confidence builders 6. Are leaders, not managers 7. Have a passion Check out what else he […]

/ December 30, 2011 9:09 am

Gift Ideas for Runners

In honor of the huge success we enjoyed with the inaugrual Strut for the Streaks, here’s a list of gift ideas for the runner in your life – whether a serious runner or a recreational runner. Who knows, one of these may help them train for our 5K next year. Gifts range from a few dollars to expensive choices, depending […]