Bringing you updated, timely, fair, and objective chess daily news and information from around the globe by the #1 chess blog in the world. I also focus on women's chess, chess for girls, chess in education, and chess benefits, etc."According to research, Test scores improved by 17.3% for students regularly engaged in chess classes, compared with only 4.6% for children participating in other forms of enriched activities."...more
Where Fitness and Fashion Meet!
I am a former professional triathlete, triathlon coach and have a degree in kinesiology. I love to encourage people to challenge themselves physically, whether it’s completing your first Pilates class, running your first 5k or finishing an Ironman triathlon. With this blog, I hope to explore and discuss the intersection of fitness and fashion as well as give fitness tips and inspire you to get fit.
I woke up one morning and decided I would become a triathlete.
My Decision was not particularly interesting, aside from the fact that I was fat. And out of three of the sports that make up triathlon (swimming, biking and running), I had never done any of them. Oh, and I was a mom of two kids under two years of age. I worked full-time. So really, the Decision to become a triathlete was more like a toddler saying, I think I’ll learn to drive an eighteen wheeler today.
The Decision did not make any real sense....more