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