LaFontaine named to National Fitness Foundation Board of Directors

WASHINGTON — Pat LaFontaine has been named to the National Fitness Foundation Board of Directors, and the Hockey Hall of Famer will serve as the board’s liaison to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness and Nutrition. “It’s a tremendous honor,” LaFontaine said Thursday at Washington’s Fort Dupont Ice Arena, where Ivanka Trump helped unveil the White House’s national youth sports strategy. “Sports and hockey have been a stepping stone to what I do today. The character-building you learn from…

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Fulton City Council votes to move forward on proposed recreation cente…

Fulton City Council members voted Tuesday to move forward on a much-anticipated recreation center project. The lead-up to the vote drew passion from audience members and council members alike. “Thank you for participating,” Ward 1 Councilperson Valerie Sebacher said to the crowd. “I wish we could get this level of engagement at every meeting.” Of course, not every meeting involves a $8.89 million future rec center and an approximately $2.9 million six-field baseball/softball complex. The latter project was tabled…

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Video: Outlets for beginner dancers at ASU

From K-pop to breakdancing to urban hip-hop, students can get involved with many types of dancing on campus Photo by Drake Presto | The State Press Urban hip-hop dancers learning a new dance at an AZNA club meeting in the Sun Devil Fitness Center in Tempe, Arizona on Friday, Sept. 13, 2019.  By Drake Presto | 1 hour ago K-Pop Dance Evolution (KoDE), Asian Nation Dance (AZNA), and Sun Devil Breakdancing Club are three ASU clubs that offer a…

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Rejected by sports teams, Trump finds a new method to handpick athlete…

WASHINGTON – The New England Patriots are reportedly too busy this fall for the traditional Super Bowl champions’ traditional visit to the White House this fall. The World Cup-winning U.S. women’s soccer team made clear this summer it was not interested in meeting President Donald Trump. But on Monday, Trump, whose tenure has marked a new high – or low – in the politicization of White House sports ceremonies, basked in the reflected glow of a sporting legend nonetheless….

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Online learning platform celebrates first year

It has been one year since Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. launched its first virtual learning platform to students in and around Bartholomew County, and the number of enrolled students continues to grow. Columbus Virtual Pathway debuted in 2018 as an online educational offering using course content and curriculum through Edgenuity. The courses are accessed virtually from home and taught by Indiana certified teachers. “We knew virtual education was ramping up around the state, we knew the options were out…

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Mashtare Keeps on Running | St. Albans Messenger

Mike Mashtare has been leading the youth of BFA St. Albans in cross country, Nordic skiing, and track and field for 38 years. “Coaching is my passion,” said Mashtare, smiling, and with the time he’s invested in BFA’s athletes, there’s no question the statement is heartfelt. Mashtare, who spent 34 years as a Physical Education teacher at BFA, is now retired, but he still spends plenty of time with students three seasons of the year. The sports he coaches…

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Visit iFly Orlando to take your family holiday to new heights…and ma…

“I WISH I could fly way up to the sky but I can’t.” “You can.” 10 James thought his flight at iFly Orlando was magic “I can’t.” “You can”, Angel the skydiving instructor at iFly Orlando reassures me. “But I’ve got vertigo.” “You don’t have vertigo, it’s just up there.” Rubbish jokes aside, I really did fly and like all the many magical things you can do in Orlando it was magic. Two weeks here is non-stop wow and…

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Breathing Is the Hot New Wellness Trend

Breathing. For us humans it’s automatic. You stop breathing, you’re dead. We don’t need to even think about doing it. Or do we? Think about the way our breathing changes throughout the day – the long slow breaths we take as we wake up and yawn, the rapid gulps for air during a morning workout, or even the way we pant uncontrollably during sex. We slow our breathing down to alleviate pain and distress. It’s not such a jump…

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IPO Update: Peloton Interactive Readies U.S. IPO – Peloton (Private:PT…

Quick Take Peloton Interactive (PTON) has filed to raise $1.1 billion in an IPO of its Class A common stock, according to an S-1/A registration statement. The company sells fitness equipment and related software subscription services to fitness enthusiasts. PTON is growing impressively and needs additional time and scale to achieve management’s vision of a more expansive operation. Company & Technology New York-based Peloton was founded in 2012 to develop and market fitness bikes and treadmills, as well as…

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Lake Conference teams 1, 2 and 3 at Minnetonka Invitational | Eden Pra…

Lake Conference teams finished one (Minnetonka, 830 points), two (Wayzata, 453.5) and three (Eden Prairie, 424) at Saturday’s Minnetonka Invitational. The field included seven schools. “We used an off-line lineup,” said Eden Prairie coach Kelly Boston, “but still did very well.” “We didn’t put our top swimmers in their best events,” said Boston. “We competed on Thursday and knew that Saturday was going to be a long day. “It’s hard to swim the same events all the time,” she…

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