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Tag: education

It’s Your Turn Series, Part 2: Post 3 “Imperfect is Perfect”

    I spend a lot of time thinking about what it is that I want my legacy to be.  Maybe it is the teacher part of me that is constantly trying to create lasting lessons in my students while fostering the desire to become lifelong learners, or maybe being a mother has helped me to […]

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Day 286, Quote 34: Update “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

I’m going to talk to you like a long, lost friend – I guess that’s the easiest way to go about this. So it’s been 14 days and before that it was 501 day. I was finishing up my first spring semester of my degree. I had signed up for three summer classes – anatomy […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Supersets

I don’t usually outright write workout programs for clients, but I do help them write their own. We discuss mobility testing and training, cardiovascular activity, resistance training styles and the importance of creating diversity in their workout to see results they want, but also to have ensure that they’re enjoying their workouts. I suggest changing […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Calcium – it’s not just found in dairy

Raise your hand if you’ve ever seen a Got Milk? ad. A lot of you should be nodding or raising your hands, and if you’re not – I feel really old. The Got Milk Campaign was started in 1993 for the California Milk Processor Board. The ads not only had celebrities donning milk mustaches, but […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Protein and Amino Acids

We’ve talked about fats and carbohydrates (part 1 and part 2) already, but what about protein? Like the other macronutrients, protein can be misunderstood. Like dietary fat, I’ve heard from people including trainers that protein can make you fat if you consume too much. Let’s be clear – too many calories can lead to fat […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Fat and the Ketogenic Diet

For a long time there was a war on fat, like over 30 years long. I’ve talked a lot about the importance of reading labels and understanding what you’re consuming. Not necessarily saying no to the processed food, but understanding or knowing what is in it. Well, taking that a step further – we need […]