When I was in high school I nearly always came down with a cold during the most intense training phases of my cross country and track seasons. It's possible that taking ginger might have helped me avoid at least a couple of those colds, and setbacks in training. more
Inhale..... I am....
I am balanced.....
As these words hung in my mind during a recent morning's meditation, I began to realize that I didn't even know what this meant for me or what this would look like in my world. more
Sunlight. Flowers. Grassy hills. Welcome to the new age.
As you're reading this from your 5 x 5 cubicle, imagine a work space where outdoor cafe tables abound and you could choose where you want to sit -- at least that's what architects Ju-Hyun Kim and Euno Cho want you to picture. We, Millennials, are in interesting bunch (or so we've heard). And the idea of pushing over those padded, carpeted walls in favor of green space and natural isn't too far-fetched of a concept. more
In the 28 year history of the IAAF World Junior Championships, not a single American had won a medal in a distance event over 800 meters. That changed on Thursday night at Hayward Field, when Mary Cain won the 3000 meters race with a blazing kick. more
"I have seriously never felt more creative. [He] has somehow unearthed an entirely new outlet of creativity in me.” more
In the past several years it seems to have become conventional wisdom that it's always best to jog in between intervals. But it depends on what the length and intensity of your intervals. more
This week, we posted some tips on how to network with others, based on the idea that it's who you know. Well, as you're building your network of friends and ties, think about this: when it comes to your health, does who you hang around with matter? more
A Brazilian study, "How Does Music Aid 5K of Running?" published in The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, reinforced previous findings that music can indeed get you pumped up for a run, and even help you recover. But music doesn't affect runners as much during a high intensity effort. more
It struck me during orientation how well prepared camp counselors are to enter the workforce. In just one week, camp counselors learn professionalism, collaboration, and responsibility. This personal and professional development does not happen in a strictly academic setting. more
“It’s not what you know but who you know that makes the difference”. - Anonymous
Are you just starting off as a young leader and want to know what it takes to be successul in your career? Did you just graduate from high school or college and need some advice for navigating the sea that is a job with endless possibilities. Perhaps you're even thinking about a career with the Y but don't know where to begin? more