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After Exercise, Women Aren't As Sore As Men

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Exercise

5 Must-Follow Rules If You Want To Get Strong

Don't shy away from those heavy weights.<p>Strength training isn't just the foundation of a good workout, allowing you to work out faster, harder, and more efficiently. It also makes performing everyday activities—running to catch the bus or a cab, carrying groceries, scooping up your kids for a hug, …

Carrie Underwood

Why you need to do more cardio

Why you need to do more cardio<p>You want great fitness results and you want them fast. That’s why, nowadays, fitness is all about high-intensity …

Exercise

The Best Exercises To Sculpt Your Legs, Straight From A Ballerina

Tone Your Legs Like A Ballerina<p>Tendu From First Or Fifth Position<p><b>Target Area:</b> Inner thighs<p><b>What It Is:</b> "<i>Tendu</i> means to stretch, and that is exactly …

Workouts

It’s official: This type of exercise adds the most years to your life

Every fitness tribe has its own special benefits, but when it comes to increasing life span, scientists are pointing to one type of exercise in …

Exercise

The best way to build muscle may not be lifting the heaviest weights

Most people think the quickest way to build muscle is to use the heaviest weights you can manage. This approach usually means you won't do very many repetitions, or "reps," since you'll get exhausted pretty quickly.<p>Aside from making you vulnerable to injury, that method may not be the best way to …

5 Moves, 5 Minutes, 1 Crazy Body Burn

Need an ultrafast workout that lengthens, strengthens, leans, and tones — all in 5 minutes? Use this exclusive workout from Club Pilates with off-the-reformer Pilates moves you can do anywhere, no matter where you are. They made this workout just for POPSUGAR so you can work on arms, abs, legs, and …

Workouts

Blast Through This Do-Anywhere Workout In 10 Minutes

It doesn't take hours at the gym to see fitness results, so it's about time we stop believing that lie. And some days it really does feel like there …

How Can Schools Improve Teacher Evaluations? A Discussion

15:00<p>Renee Pryor has taken the dread out of teacher evaluations in her Tenn. district. In this video, originally streamed on Facebook Live, she sits …

How to keep from giving up on apathetic students

<b>You can’t lose sleep over disengaged students, but you can’t give up on them, either. In this episode, I’ll share how to overcome the feeling of</b> …

8 Excellent Examples of What Innovative 21st Century Schools Should Look Like

If we think about how the educational system worked in the past, we can quickly see that both the teaching style in schools as well as the school’s …

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New Age Technologies Make Learning Fun And Easy For Students

Technology is widely catching up in teaching methodologies across the education space and teachers are bringing the vital elements of experience, …

Beyond Learning Styles & Multiple Intelligences

Stressing learning styles and multiple intelligences has limited value in understanding what kids *need* to learn, says award winning teacher Dr. …

Texas lawmakers want to ban special education enrollment caps for good

AUSTIN — Parents described to lawmakers Tuesday how they had to fight reluctant school districts — sometimes for years — to get their children access …

Education

Want to Raise Brave Girls? This TED Talk Says Encourage More of This

Why gutsy girls who take risks grow up to be brave women.<p>As a father of two daughters myself, I get it. It's hard to not want to protect them at every twist and turn of life. But often, when we're protecting them, we're actually holding them back from being truly remarkable.<p>So what should we …

TED Talks

How to balance test prep and authentic learning

<b>You’re a teacher, not a tester. In this episode, you’ll learn strategies for staying focused on what’s really important, both in your mindset and</b> …

Teaching

How to Limit Your Kid's Screen Time

Kids who spend too much time watching TV or playing video games could face an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to new research from the …

University of London

Standards-Based Grading Made My Kid Average

Standards-based grading is sending a message to some parents that their children are average. This comes as a shock to those parents who have always …

What Do People Know About Excellent Teaching and Learning?

Download the PDF here.<p>It’s a set of questions that nags just about every parent with school-age kids: Does their child’s teacher employ good …

10 Things Parents Who Want to Raise Successful Kids Say Every Day

No matter what they hope to achieve, here are powerful ways to instill a real foundation for success.<p>We all want our kids to be happy and fulfilled. We all want our kids to be successful, in whatever pursuit they choose.<p>But while the destination may be different, the actual path to success is very …

Self-improvement

The Cooperative School

In order for schools to focus on the quality of instruction, they need to successfully change from this mass-production competitive/individualistic …

Pedagogy

Teachers must ditch 'neuromyth' of learning styles, say scientists

Eminent academics from worlds of neuroscience, education and psychology voice concerns over popularity of method<p>Teaching children according to their individual “learning style” does not achieve better results and should be ditched by schools in favour of evidence-based practice, according to …

Education

Warm-Ups, Cool-Downs, What Works, What Doesn’t

Athletes could be increasing their risk for sports injuries or simply wasting their time by practicing certain types of warm-ups and cool-downs, according to two practical new studies. Together, the new research indicates that a rigorous warm-up could keep you running smoothly during a sports …

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Education: Change Is Here, But Are You Ready For It?

“Our education system is a mess; it is failing us, our children, our future” – a catchphrase I hear at conferences, during dinner and casual conversations.<p>This refrain takes me back to my school years. I remember sitting in class, listening passively followed by hours of rote learning and note …

Education

The Way You Parent Your Child May Affect Their Emotional Intelligence

What exactly is positive parenting? Of course, it's a positive way to approach raising your child, but it's much more than that. <b>Rather than being</b> …

Too Much Screen Time May Make Kids Less Ready for Kindergarten

A new study has found a link between screen time and kids' fundamental school-readiness skills in math, letters and words, and cognitive and social-emotional competencies.<p>We are all guilty of sticking our kids in front of the television so we can get a few things done, like make dinner or return a …

Parenting

How to Develop the Coaching Eye

This month’s topic is a part of coaching and as such, some attention should be devoted to defining the task of coaching, what it is, and briefly what …

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