Monthly Archives: November 2013

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AVOID THE EXERCISE DOG-DAYS OF DECEMBER

The countdown is on. It’s T-minus 2 days to the Exercise Dog Days of December.

At a time when life seems to rev to warp speed, exercise can become an afterthought at best, abandoned at worst.

For many, December is not […]

By |November 29th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES: PLAY SPORTS TO HONE YOUR ‘ART’ SKILL SET

Effective leaders adeptly utilize parallel skill competencies to draw optimum performance from their teams – those considered SCIENCE and others considered ART. The SCIENCE of leadership consists of employee productivity principles ground in theory and evidence-based data. If you attended higher education, leadership principles were bolded on your course syllabi, then […]

By |November 27th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

BULLYING AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

Not quite culling the same broadstroked attention as childhood obesity yet, bullying is fast becoming a forefront public issue because the consequences are devastating and the prevalence rate is increasing. Every seven seconds a child is bullied on a school playground, it causes 160,000 kids to miss school every day and significantly contributed to […]

By |November 26th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

FRESH FROM RESEARCH – WHERE’S THE BEEF?

Yikes, it’s an ugly headline: Only 6% of USA adults meet the recommended guidelines for muscle-strengthening exercising (two or more days per week targeting all seven muscle groups)!

Ugly, but not surprising. One current fitness industry trend is offering group classes that focus on isolated or pairs of body parts, e.g., ‘abs’, ‘glutes […]

By |November 24th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

How it IS about golf

Compared to men, a much lower percentage of women occupy the C-suite, a concern inspiring many thoughtful career-ists to theorize and postulate solves such as leadership seminars and workshops. The benefit of professional development noted, another tack might be more effective — make it mandatory for all school-aged girls to learn to play golf. […]

By |November 23rd, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

MOTOR SKILLS 101

You can sigh all you want, roll your eyes and click off faster than ever, but I’m not going to give up on messaging how important it is that you include motor skill practice into your routine.

First, a primer. There are three types of motor skills. Locomotor skills produce movement. These include, […]

By |November 22nd, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

CLAIM AN ACHIEVEMENT-ORIENTED ACTIVITY IDENTITY

Want to boost your motivation without having to do anything but change how you refer to your physical activity self?

The more resilient your motivation, the more likely you are able to stick to and grow your activity routine. One ingredient of resilient motivation is autonomy, meaning having a sense of your physical activity […]

By |November 19th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

SMART IS THE NEW RICH – LETS MAKE SWEAT THE NEW EXERCISE GLAMOUR

SMART IS THE NEW RICH – LET’S MAKE SWEAT THE NEW EXERCISE GLAMOUR

How refreshing that we have evolved to value smart as chic! Now, we need to make sweat the new exercise glamour.

Many fitness magazines (both male and female targeted) ascribe to the same glossy presentation as some fashion magazines so portray physical activity […]

By |November 17th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

INTENSITY CHECK AND QUICK FIX

Today is intensity check day. Are you breathing hard during cardio and/or weights? Do you sweat? Are you sore the day after weights? Are you getting stronger? Are you developing more cardiovascular endurance? Are you gaining muscle mass/losing fat?

Intensity is the most commonly overlooked exercise principle since many take […]

By |November 15th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments

LOLA GETTS ACTIVE

Ladies, let me be the first to introduce you to Lola Getts Active, an apparel company specializing in fashionable active wear for plus sizes.

With the deftness of a Nobel Prize – winning chemist, Lola has cracked the code of how to combine apparel + fashionable + active wear + plus sizes.
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By |November 15th, 2013|Exercise and Motivation|0 Comments