We're only 14 years in, but let's not let that hold us back from defining what it takes to be a great leader in the 21st Century. Some say you have to be bold, stand and deliver, and bring out the best in everyone. Others make the case that it's being an optimist, fun and jovial to be around, and able to liven up any situation when things are looking down. more
Cross country season has begun, and thousands of high school and collegiate athletes already have a meet or two under their belts. It was my favorite sport for a variety of reasons. more
When they're not swanning with actors and models, these bloggers also have advice for half marathoners and new runners. more
This is an ongoing series as told by a group of young leaders who visited Uruguay to help make a difference at the Y and surrounding communities. This is Talia's trip. Her words. Her story.
ICEP, (International Camper Exchange Program) is a global community service program where you travel to one of various locations to complete service projects and integrate with the local people and their culture. ICEP Uruguay 2014 completed various types of service projects ranging from social service to physical aid. more
Many running and biking paths and trails are run by parks departments of their respective cities and are closed at night. Should they be opened for runners and bikers to use 24/7? more
"I learned teamwork is more than just a cliché coaches use to motivate players."
Denise knows her son, Riley, may not grow up to be a star basketball player, but she's pretty proud of him as a great debater. In fact, she loves the Youth and Goverment™ program so much that she has these glowing words to say, even if she's not looking forward to every aspect of raising a teen. more
Full disclosure: 99% of our readers likely don't speak German, but you don't need to channel the Deutschland to understand the message of this short commercial/mini-foreign cinema short story. more
American records in distance events don't happen often. It's not easy to run faster than any American has ever run at any distance. But U.S. elite athletes are on an upswing, with an impressive group who could potentially rewrite the record books in many events. more
Many runners have only two speeds, easy and hard. Once a runner starts racing a variety of differences, it quickly becomes clear that it helps to have a variety of gears. You can train to instinctively know what your pace is, even without the help of a GPS. more