With the new year right around the corner, set a few goals for yourself for the upcoming year. Discuss why you want this goal, what you are going to do to achieve it, and how you plan to stay motivated. Do you think goal setting is important? Do you usually follow through with your goals?
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Run a 5k this six weeks. One suggestion would be the Nature Park Trail Run on Saturday, December 1. The Sidekick is also sponsoring a 5k in partnership with Taylor's Gift. You can sign up at lunches for this one which will be held at Andy Brown on Saturday, December 8. Another suggestion would be the Dallas Jingle Bell Run. This is a night run on Wednesday, December 19. As with all runs, write a brief reflection of your thoughts and upload a picture of you at the event to the class Photobucket account.
According to research, your brain needs a certain amount of sleep to perform at its maximum capacity. It is recommended that adults get between 8-10 hours of sleep each night. For a minimum of three nights, sleep at least 8 hours. Discuss your normal sleep habits and how this was different for you. Explain how you felt, how long you attempted this challenge, and whether or not you could tell a difference. Support your thoughts with research and scientific information.
Attend one of the UTSW sessions this month either on Monday, November 26 to hear about Clinical Nutrition or on Monday, December 17 to hear from a EMS Paramedic. Discuss your thoughts about what you learned and what you thought of the experience of attending a medical school seminar.
Monday, October 1, 2012
How can you alter your lifestyle to help maintain bone health in your future? Take this 5 day challenge to become a healthier person. You can add weight bearing exercise, calcium, potassium, or anything else to your routine or you can remove something such as caffeine. Explain how the challenge went, what exactly you did, how this was suppose to help the bones, and if you plan to stick with it.
Monday, September 24, 2012
Thursday, September 6, 2012
"The Walkabout for Autism is a family event designed to promote Autism awareness and raise money for the Brent Woodall Foundation for Exceptional Children. The mission of the BWF is to empower parents of children with autism by providing educational training, customized academic and behavioral plans, psychological assessments, and modest financial support.
Stop along the trail to test your physical strength and endurance. Personal trainers from Velocity Sports Performance will guide you through physical challenges for the chance to win prizes! Kids can do it too! Our team of Assistant Therapists will assist the kids in modified exercises. Adults and kids will win prizes for competing in each challenge! Join us at our KIDS ZONE for a bounce house, bike rodeo, face painting, and prizes!"
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Thursday, August 9, 2012
UT Southwestern Medical School offers monthly meetings designed for high school students. Meetings are held at the UTSW campus on Monday nights from 6:00-7:30. Sign up in class to attend. Write a brief reflection about the session you attended and discuss what information you gained.
Run or walk the Pink Soles 5k on Saturday,
September 1st at Andy Brown.
"Pink Soles in Motion (PSIM) is organized and operated for charitable purposes related to raising funds or other property that provides support for victims of cancer; or for support of the families of victims of cancer; or for research of cancer; or for the cure and eradication of cancer." Visit the link, Pink Soles in Motion for more information and registration information.
Submit your race day photo to the class photobucket account and write a brief reflection below about your experience at the race.