A teacher’s life is often misunderstood. The illusion of the workday ending mid-afternoon along with summers off is misleading. It underscores the incredible amount of time spent lesson planning, grading, answering parent phone calls and emails, attending meetings, pursuing professional development opportunities and completing coursework to update certifications. As a result, teachers often are frustrated… Continue reading Fitness for Educators
Happy February! Having a wee bit of trouble keeping up with your new year’s resolutions? No worries – here are some ideas for embracing the sheer joy of exercise! 1. Invest in a spray tan and stroll into the gym with your newly applied color. It’ll accentuate your muscles and make you feel fabulous flexing… Continue reading Top 10 Ways to Boost Your Workout
No matter your shape, size, age, agility, strength – you CAN benefit from even the slightest amount of exercise. I’m about to give my secret away here and reveal the exact exercises I’ve been performing for the past 19 years, exercises that helped me lose 33 pounds within three weeks after my daughter was born,… Continue reading Workout for the Weary
Down below is a running program given to me by a colleague who overheard me murmer that I’d like to run continuously for longer distances. She’s a marathon machine herself and surprised me one day at work by placing the following program on my desk. If I can do it, you can do it. I’m not a runner… Continue reading Running for All
My Tried & True Dos & Don’ts For the Gym!! The gym is a place to release tensions, detoxify, energize and renew. When I walk through the doors of my gym, I immediately feel a sense of relief – it’s my place to unwind while maintaining fitness. I’m very lucky to have met quite a… Continue reading GG’s Gym Etiquette 101
I’ve heard many line openers at the gym but the title to this post particularly sticks out in my mind.It certainly is more creative than “Can I work in with you?” Or these . . . Line Openers at the Gym ·I like your shoes/ Did you get new shoes?/Those are interesting shoes. – (For… Continue reading Diet, Exercise, or Act of God?