Kyrie Irving’s “Uncle Drew” Stands Up for Old Basketball Players

I play old-men’s pickup basketball with a crew that meets every Tuesday night during the winter. Our oldest members are in their 60’s and have been partaking of this weekly ritual for decades. But there are also some younger guys Continue reading Kyrie Irving’s “Uncle Drew” Stands Up for Old Basketball Players

Healthy Eating Plate Is a Better Version of MyPlate and the Food Pyramid

Back in June 2011, The U.S. government unveiled the “MyPlate” diagram, intended to give Americans a visual reminder for the proportions of the different components needed for healthy eating. It was an upgrade from the previous MyPyramid diagram that wasn’t Continue reading Healthy Eating Plate Is a Better Version of MyPlate and the Food Pyramid

Jenny Simpson – World 1500 Meter Champion – on Dealing With Disappointment

Here’s an excellent interview for those of you who must deal with athletes who have experienced a disappointing performance…and what coach hasn’t dealt with that situation! In fact, it’s so relevant that you might want to email a link to Continue reading Jenny Simpson – World 1500 Meter Champion – on Dealing With Disappointment

Ellen’s Dance Dare Shows the Value of Chasing Your Dreams

This topic might seem like a bit of a stretch for a physical education blog, but, well…it does involve a varsity runner, dancing and goal-setting. It’s inspirational. And besides, it’s hilarious. One of my university runners, Jenna Thornber, has, for Continue reading Ellen’s Dance Dare Shows the Value of Chasing Your Dreams