Tag Archives: training

Post-Season Baseball

This is my favorite time of the year for watching baseball. After a long summer at the ballpark, football was a welcome distraction in August and September. Now that the initial excitement of the football season starting up has worn off a little bit, the anticipation of baseball playoffs is among us. The weather is […]

Publish or Perish!

This is probably one of the most common phrases heard around people who make a living writing or by publishing research.  Having just recently graduated from graduate school, the phrase is an everyday reminder to assistant or associate professors trying to make tenure – keep plugging along and cranking out the research papers or you’ll […]

Sports Social Media

So everyone you know of is talking about social media and you’re just trying to figure it out like everyone else.  Twitter and Facebook are the big two, Google+ has has some neat features.  Pinterest is growing in popularity and what happened to MySpace?  The very nature of social media is suggested in the name, […]

Ethics in Sport and Athletics

New Orleans Saints. Penn State. Lance Armstrong.  What kind of images do these names bring to your mind?  What do you think about upon hearing or reading these names? The law will take its course, each case will proceed through the legal system, and some conclusion will result, at least in the legal sense.  But […]

Core Strengthening

Core strength. Athletes and strength and conditioning coaches certainly know how important this is to overall physical health and performance, but what about the rest of us?  How much are you training your core? What’s your routine? Situps, extensions, side bends?  Yes, we know there are many great exercises for strengthening your mid-section, but what […]

The Golden Rule

You know what the Golden Rule is, right?  Treat others as you would want to be treated.  What a fantastic way to live!  Everyone deserves respect, so you why not treat others with respect in order to gain that yourself?  The same goes with every other value a person can come up with and this […]

Do What’s Difficult

Often times we know what we need to do, we just don’t do it.  Why is that?  We procrastinate, put it off until later, take the easy way out, ignore what we really should be doing.  Maybe it’s just human nature and an ever-present instinct to resist change.  Or maybe it’s something completely different.  But […]