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The Galveston County Daily News: Simple Fitness

January 24, 2017

Simple Fitness

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No hurdle too high

At some point in time, we’ve all watched a track and field competition. One of my favorite events is the 100-meter hurdles. Actually, for men it’s 110 meters and women hurdle 100 meters.

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Tuesday 01/10/2017
Use 'fast break' to score in life
Posted: January 10, 2017

If you’re not familiar with the term “fast break” in basketball, it’s when the offense moves the ball up the court as quick as possible to score before the other team’s defense can set up. This is usually done with one or two passes.

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Tuesday 01/03/2017
Failure is your friend
Posted: January 03, 2017

As we reflect over this past year, can you count the number of times you’ve failed? Of course not, because you should be failing at something every day.

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Tuesday 12/27/2016
Keep moving to stay balanced
Posted: December 27, 2016

One of the first self-learned behaviors as an infant is walking. Of course, none of us can remember, but if you’re a parent, you’ve witnessed your own child experiencing the struggles.

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Tuesday 12/20/2016
One victory is all it takes
Posted: December 20, 2016

Have you ever noticed that when a sports team is having consecutive losses people want key players fired? I hear people saying, “that lousy bum isn’t worth all that money.”

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Tuesday 12/13/2016
Stay in bounds
Posted: December 13, 2016

Most sports that use a ball for play will have an out-of-bounds line. Typically, within these sports, the ball is turned over to the opponent for going out-of-bounds.

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Tuesday 12/06/2016
Life gives you unlimited fouls
Posted: December 06, 2016

When my son Dylan was playing basketball, I would gauge his performance on two statistical factors. The first factor: how many fouls did he commit?

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Tuesday 11/29/2016
Get off the sidelines
Posted: November 29, 2016

Not only in sports, if I wanted to dictate my life, then I needed to get off the sidelines and pursue happiness and success to live the life I wanted.

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Tuesday 11/22/2016
Life in the red zone
Posted: November 22, 2016

If you’re not familiar with the red zone in football, it’s an opportunity to score from the opponent’s 20-yard line into the end zone. All football teams have a strategy within the red zone because the playing field becomes much smaller.

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Tuesday 11/15/2016
Take the wheel of life
Posted: November 15, 2016

Are you behind on your goals and dreams? Are the bills stacking up? Why haven’t you lost the weight needed? For some reason, there is one problem after another.

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