Coaches’ Corner

Don’t Sing the Winter Blues

January 3, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder Do the bleak winter months get you down? Do you tend to experience changes in appetite, sleep, mood, and energy during the fall and winter months? If so, you may have seasonal depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Facts about SAD and Depression It is more common among people …

Don’t Sing the Winter Blues
Core Muscles Matter

Core Muscles Matter

June 2, 2017

Injury Prevention Newsletter Why do core muscles matter? The “core” is a common name given to the corsetlike muscles surrounding your midsection. These muscles are known as the powerhouse and provide a solid base upon which all other muscles can initiate movements in other parts of the body. When these muscles contract at the same …

The Amazing Benefits of Exercising

May 1, 2017

Wellness Newsletter The Amazing Benefits of Exercise Physical education Physical activity is defined as any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that results in energy expenditure. Exercise is a subset of physical activity that is planned, structured, repetitive, and purposeful movement, aimed to improve one or more components of physical fitness. Physical fitness includes cardiorespiratory …

The Amazing Benefits of Exercising
Physical Activity Scorecard

Physical Activity Scorecard

Your Physical Activity Scorecard Physical activity significantly reduces your health risks and offers a wide variety of benefits. It’s simple to assess it with our Physical Activity Scorecard. To see how your physical activity measures up, just answer four questions about your metric numbers and six questions about your health habits. Write the point value …