There are a million excuses why people don’t have time for exercises. Ruth Ann Carpenter, co-author of Active Living Every Day, sits down with Totally Fit Radio and discusses the biggest roadbloacks to living an active lifestyle and how to get moving. Ruth Ann Carpenter chats with Totally Fit Radio about living an active lifestyle
Knowing your stage of change can help you discover what you need to do to move forward. The questions in Assessing My Stage of Change will help you gauge where you are on the spectrum between precontemplation and maintenance. section on pages 155-156 contains advice for people in the precontemplation stage, including many reasons to become active.
In addition to increasing the amount of time you are active, you can also increase your daily physical activity by cranking up the intensity. Light-intensity activity is any physical activity more strenuous than sleeping and less strenuous than a brisk walk. In the following space, write down two light-intensity activities that you are willing to crank up into moderate-intensity activities simply by picking up the pace.
For the participants in our study, obstacles to being active came in all shapes and sizes. One way to motivate yourself is to remember the important benefits that physical activity can provide. Benefits that our participants often listed included feeling productive, enjoying improved communication with a spouse, and feeling good about their bodies.
With this in mind, the Babe Ruth League/Ripken Baseball coaching certification program was developed. The Babe Ruth League/Ripken Baseball coaching certification program consists of the level 1 coaching certification online courses Coaching Youth Baseball: The Ripken Way for Babe Ruth/Cal Ripken Baseball Coaches and Coaching Youth Softball: The Ripken Way for Babe Ruth Softball Coaches. Coaches who complete the level 1 course with a score of 80% or better will receive the Babe Ruth League/...
Finally, in 2007 Babe Ruth League informed its leagues and coaches that coaching education would be required effective for the 2008 season. The first courses introduced were Coaching Youth Baseball and Coaching Youth Softball: The Ripken Way for Babe Ruth League Coaches. The result was the newly released online courses Coaching Advanced Baseball: The Ripken Way for Babe Ruth League Coaches and Coaching Advanced Softball: The Ripken Way for Babe Ruth League Coaches.
Two of the country’s premier youth baseball and softball organizations, Babe Ruth League (BRL) and Ripken Baseball Inc. (RBI), have partnered with the American Sport Education Program (ASEP) to provide online training and certification for the organizations’ nearly 200,000 baseball and softball coaches. As the exclusive coaching education provider to BRL and RBI, ASEP designed customized online Coaching Youth Baseball and Coaching Youth Softball courses specifically for BRL and RBI. "I ...