A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.

Joseph Campbell


This week’s Exercise of the Week is actually a couple of exercises. If you’re looking for something simple to do at home or on the road, this is for you. The equipment needed for these can be picked up at KMart or similar places for $10-15.

This week’sQuote of the Weekis a shout out to Arlene! Arlene is one of my co-workers and today’s her birthday! 🙂

“To be seventy years young is sometimes far more cheerful and hopeful than to be forty years old.” ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Hello again! This week’s Exercise of the Week will introduce a new piece of equipment here at Athletic Training and Fitness. This piece of equipment is found in a lot of gyms, but I know in ours it rarely gets used. This one is great for the hips and the groin with the lateral movement you’re about to see. Definitely expect to see more use of the slide-board in the near future!

My mother was the most beautiful woman I ever saw. All I am I owe to my mother. I attribute all my success in life to the moral, intellectual and physical education I received from her. —George Washington

I received an email from our high school nurse yesterday about a segment on Rock Center on MSNBC for last night. This segment was telling the story of a few high school girls in Pennsylvania and the struggles they have had dealing with concussions and post-concussion syndrome. I have linked to the video below and then I have included my thoughts which I had sent back to her and to our girls’ soccer coaches. Read the rest of this entry »

This week’s Exercise of the Week is going to explore the hips. This is coming from Mike Reinold’s blog. Enjoy!

This week’s quote of the week comes from the movie Ladder 49. If you haven’t seen this movie, I encourage you to watch it now! The movie is based with the Baltimore Fire Department. It follows a firefighter throughout his career… Read the rest of this entry »

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