I teach physical education. I advocate for fitness, being fit, leading a healthy lifestyle and enjoying those aspects of being alive. I have a history of movement success from an early age up to now. I have also lived in a body that has largely cooperated with whatever I wanted to do. No significant illnesses… Continue reading Fitness: My New Terms of Engagement
Image: ©Spelic Truth #1: I bought a wave board on Wednesday. Truth #2: My 8 year old was begging for one beginning on Sunday after trying it out (and succeeding by Monday) at his cousins’ place. Truth #3: Although he can use it (already 10 times more successfully than I), I actually bought it for… Continue reading On the Wave
When I was 30 I had some very firm ideas about what I wanted to accomplish as an athlete. I had target times I was shooting for, ideal racing distances, and a humane training regimen that left adequate space for family and work commitments. By 36 the bulk of my athletic curiosity was satisfied. I… Continue reading Shifting the Baseline: Thoughts on Mature Fitness
Do something, anything. Do it more than once in a while. Stretch frequently. Find opportunities to wiggle, hang, swing, jump. If you like to be around people, go find some folks who are doing what you like to do and join them. If you don’t like people so much, enjoy working on your own without… Continue reading Mid-Life Fitness
Skip. Skip. Children skip. See the children skip from place to place. Who is skipping? The children are skipping. See how happy they are, the skipping children. Skip, children, skip! Where are the grown-ups? They are sitting and watching. They are sitting and watching their tiny screens while the children skip. While the children skip,… Continue reading The Skipping Post
Move the body, move the mind, right?
Alright friends, these are just a few moves to boost the body while you’re changing your mindset. None of these require much space or special equipment – just you, a flat surface and a few seconds.
Have fun with these. More to come.