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Houston Physical Education Teacher Drexel Long Slated To Compete This Summer On Season 8 of Hit NBC Show American Ninja Warrior

HOUSTON, TX, MAY 12th, 2016---Drexel Long, Cy-Fair ISD Physical Education teacher, athlete and track & field star, will compete on the new season of …

Physical Education

Many schools skipping some PE classes, despite the law

From the White House to local school districts, public officials and educators have extolled the benefits of physical activity, and Illinois has been at the forefront in requiring physical education daily for students.<p>But the talk hasn't always matched the practice in public schools, according to …

5 Important TED Talks for Physical Educators

Today’s physical educators are continuously seeking opportunities for professional development. One can choose a traditional route of enriching their …

Physical Education

P.E. – America’s Inactivity ‘Killer’ – Is Getting Cheated Again

SILVER SPRING, MD – June 13, 2016 – Despite the fact there is clear evidence that physical education in schools is America’s best approach to raising …

Hey, super-achiever, you need more exercise, not another AP class

When it comes to stress, one of the simplest but most effective ways to manage it may be what parents have been telling their kids for years: Go …

5 to Watch: NJ's Laurie Hernandez Competes on the Beam

From the USA (let's call them the "Philly") Field Hockey Team looking to get one step closer to a medal to a New Jersey gymnast trying to to add to …

Team USA's Magical Field Hockey Run Comes To An End With Quarterfinal Loss To Germany

<i>Kelsey Kolojejchick moves the ball past Julia Muller of Germany in the quarterfinal field hockey game at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic</i> …

Scary scenario for LSU: Leonard Fournette in boot following ankle injury

Les Miles confirmed that the star running back got hurt during a recent scrimmage<p>LSU star running back Leonard Fournette has suffered his first …

Del Potro gets wild card for U.S. Open | Reuters

(Reuters) - Olympic tennis silver medalist Juan Martin del Potro of Argentina has received a wild card into this month’s U.S. Open, which could be bad news for one of the top 32 seeds.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Tennis - Final - Men's Singles Gold Medal Match - Olympic Tennis Centre - Rio de Janeiro, …

Mark Cavendish causes huge crash in the men's cycling omnium in Rio

Mark Cavendish took responsibility for the crash that took out a South Korean rider and the eventual omnium gold medal winner. But no, he probably did not do it on purpose.<p>Famed Great Britain sprint cyclist Mark Cavendish caused an ugly crash Monday when he veered in front of South Korea's Sanghoon …

Drew Brees' Off-Season Training Plan

<i>"I will not be denied. I will not fail. I will not allow myself to succumb to the pressure or the demons that are trying to get me to quit right now."</i><p>…

7 NFL Workout Warriors You Should Follow on Social Media

With the 2015 NFL season just around the corner, it's easy to weed out the guys who came in to training camp out of shape. Once team conditioning …

There’s an evolutionary explanation for why Olympic runners are so fast

It has been said that it’s Mo Farah’s distinctive running technique that has allowed him to become Britain’s greatest ever runner.<p>If you watch Mo running at normal speed then it can be difficult to recognize his distinct “bouncy” style with an erect body posture and long, loping strides. However, …

A pro trainer reveals how to prepare for your first triathlon

Throughout the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, we've seen the world's best swimmers, cyclists, and runners compete to see who is fastest. On August 18 and 20, the best male and female Olympic-distance triathletes in the world will race for gold.<p>It's hard not feel inspired by the Olympic action, and so …

Peyton Manning's Training Routine

They say you can judge a man's character by the way he handles defeat. But you can learn just as much about a man and his heart by looking at how he …