Today is the International Day of Sport for Development and Peace, which has become very powerful tool in uniting our world. What is probably being stated is how our world really needs sport probably more than ever.
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Ask yourself, why should you exercise?
Not for the date that cast you off, not for the taunts of relatives that you want to thrust off, and not for the ‘fat shaming’ accuses you want to get rid of, just to fall in love with your body and become a person you will always be proud of.
I know we are right in the middle of the NCAA final four and basketball as a whole has many people’s attention. One of the interesting topics has been the outstanding play of the Women’s collegiate basketball team: the University of Connecticut or the UConn Huskies. With all the talk going on good or bad, one thing is sure forgotten, revolution!
Proper personal hygiene is profoundly significant for preventing illnesses of all kinds. Besides, good personal habits can also help you emotionally. Our human body is capable of developing diseases, especially on the skin. And, unfortunately, an athlete is more susceptible to such illnesses due to his or her nature of sport. Therefore, it is imperative for athletes and people in general to follow a healthy lifestyle that includes excellent levels of personal hygiene.
Individuals dealing with Cerebral Palsy often do not think of the swimming pool as being a place for wellness and relaxation. If you are dealing with Cerebral Palsy or know of someone, then you know that spasticity can create issues that become life changers.
Recently I have been absolutely swamped with school, work, and basketball, which has left little time for writing extra things such as this post. That is especially true since I want what I write to be something worth reading and I really want a topic that either makes you think or, better yet, starts a discussion either in the comments below or on social media. I think I have just the ticket and it helps that I have a bunch to say about this issue and its impact on individuals with disabilities!
I am sure we all were excited to see the Grammy awards last week. Personally, I could care less. I am actually someone that does not watch that much T.V. I did for some reason want to watch the tributes to David Bowie, BB King and Glenn Frey. I am not that big a fan of any of them but I do appreciate their work and success. Plus, like many, I was shocked by their passing away. However, as I switched back and forth to catch them I did happen to see Mr. Stevie Wonder present an award and make the statement of the year!
Overweight and obese Americans regularly experience various forms of discrimination in many social settings and even at the workplace. For instance, on average, obese men and women earn $2 and $4 less per hour respectively at the workplace compared to non-obese workers. Sadly, a weight-based stigma can have a negative impact on a person’s health, self-esteem, and performance at work or school. This notwithstanding, 154.7 million Americans aged 20 years and older are overweight or obese. Fortunately, you can fight obesity and maintain a healthy BMI by doing the following: