"Toughen up and walk it off"...how many times have we heard that one?There is truth to that, more now, than ever before. Walking is proven, over and over again, to improve prostate, diabetes, obesity and the uncomfortable affects of these conditions, to name a few.Now that we are entering the warmer, longer, encouraging days of spring, for those of us in the changing seasons areas, try going outdoors to walk it off. I do not mean the extra pounds you may or may not have; rather, the unhealthy conditions that come from being sedentary.
I recently read a post on Facebook written by IDEA Health and Fitness Association, which prompted this blog. The posted question was:“The biggest misconception about fitness professionals is…”As you can guess, the answers came flooding in… After reading all of the posts, I soon came to the conclusion that "We Are The Same Person" but we have made different choices! Let me explain!
Being a Christian PE teacher isn't always the easiest job. I speak to my classes about the type of people they hopefully want to become, and goals they want to achieve, but as a public school teacher, I have to be careful about expressing any political or religous views. How do I get around it and possibly turn some kids around? By playing uplifting, motivating, and yes, Christian music that isn't so obvious. The best artist for this is Tobymac.
"Its not the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog" (message) - No matter big or small, don't let the challenges keep you down. Of course you'll get knocked down, but get back up and go after it again! Be the champion you know yourself to be.
Ingredients:1lb lean ground turkey1/2 chopped sweet onion1 cup chopped mushrooms1 box whole wheat pastajar of pasta sauce Directions:1. On stove sautee onions, mushrooms & ground turkey.2. Cook pasta according to directions on box.3. Once turkey is fully cooked and pasta is cooked, Mix together in a bowl and add pasta sauce. 4. Serve with a salad.