Athlete Profile – Dustin Matthews

Athlete Profile – Dustin Matthews

Current Job Title: Rec Center Director- Grace Ananda Recreation Center at Maharishi International University Head of Department for Exercise and Sport Science at Maharishi International University Educational Background: Plymouth State University- Bachelors Degree in...
Workout Profile – Kenzie Wacknov

Workout Profile – Kenzie Wacknov

Kenzie Wacknov was an avid tennis player in high school, and now combines a weights routine plus a lot of aerobic activity while chasing after her 18 month old (serial escapee) child. This is her workout routine for shoulders/glutes: dumbbell front raise 3×15...
Athlete Profile – Zara Colazio

Athlete Profile – Zara Colazio

Zara Colazio is an inspirational figure to her students and fellow athletes. She teaches physical education and other classes at the Maharishi School, and is a wonderful role model for young girls and boys alike, in that she embodies an educated and engaged...
Floating strokes

Floating strokes

Some people think that hitting on the ball machine is a waste of time, because you perfect a stroke that will almost never happen: a shot where you don’t have to run and set up. There is, of course, truth in that critique, since my recurring joke is that there...
Guide the ball

Guide the ball

Today it seems like maybe I can just guide rather than hit the ball. It may not be that I have to add so much pace to the ball. Maybe I can just slow down, pay attention, be patient with the ball, like a teacher: “hey, there seems to be some kind of...
Day one

Day one

It’s a bit peculiar to start a blog on athletics on a day when I have nothing planned athletically. As a matter of fact I’m typing this at home knowing that down at the MUM Recreation Center there are probably 30 people (or  more) playing intense PB games all morning.

But today (Sunday)  is a rest day, which is not a bad thing, when you consider that my normal athletics schedule right now is something like this: