Takeaways From Teen Resilience and Adaptability Seminar

Friday I attended a seminar on teen resilience and adaptability.  After walking out of there, I thought EVERYONE SHOULD HEAR THIS!  Therefore, I’m working with the presenter to see if we can offer this somehow to the Kirkwood community…stay tuned. Here were my takeaways…again, just food for thought: *Teens experience a high and ongoing pressureContinue reading “Takeaways From Teen Resilience and Adaptability Seminar”

Open Starts Tomorrow

Yes, the CrossFit Open is now starting in October.  Click here to register if you’d like to compete or see how you rank among other athletes:   https://open.crossfit.com/ Here’s an article explaining the new format:  https://boxlifemagazine.com/the-new-games-format-everything-we-know-so-far-whos-most-affected/ As of now, we’ll be doing some of the Open WODs on Saturday, however there might be weeks that we’llContinue reading “Open Starts Tomorrow”

Nutrition For The Brain

    Unfortunately the nutrition talk didn’t happen since she disappeared, however, I went to a very informative talk last Friday about foods that support various aspects of the brain.  Here were some important key points: *Certain amino acids support the neurotransmitters in our brains as well as our dopamine, norepinephrine, and epinephrine.  Foods thatContinue reading “Nutrition For The Brain”