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  • SheldonOMcBee
    Les Mills Smart Bar and GRIT workout
    Les Mills is an international fitness company that develops group fitness and team training programs taught in more than 3,000 licensed clubs across the U.S. Sheldon McBee, a Les Mills’ International Master Trainer shared his GRIT workout...
  • Musician Philip Nielsen
    Q&A With Multi-talented Musician Philip Nielsen
    I recently had the chance to catch up with musician Philip Nielsen from the bands Grit, Swarming Orchids, PixLips and It Came From A Lab. Check out our interview below to find out more about Nielsen's work as a musician and his upcoming...
  •  Miroslav Klose (L) and Erik Durm celebrate on stage at the German team victory ceremony July 15, 2014 in Berlin, Germany. Practice has a significant influence on success in sports.
    Does it take more than practice to make perfect?
    One of the enduring debates in the fore front of the American psyche is nature versus nurture. Over recent years, the pendulum has swung towards the more egalitarian view that nurture is ascendant.The idea that it takes practice to be perfect is a...
  • True grit and tweens
    True grit and tweens
    Can tweens develop true grit?What is grit? It can be described in several ways: perseverance, follow-through, passion, chutzpah(nerve), and resilience. It means never giving up, no matter how hard it is to beat the odds in order to accomplish a...
  • Mother Africa: Now Playing at the New Victory Theatre
    Mother Africa: A show to teach kids (and adults) about perseverance
    Back in 2009, the NY Gifted Education Examiner reported on a study indicating that, when it comes to lifelong success, the single quality that matters more than intelligence is, in fact, grit, writing:While researchers have long focused on...
  • Kyle Fincham
    GRIT Class at Chalk Gyms
    Chalk Gyms is a modern laid back gym located in Brooklyn, New York. Even if you are not from the area it's most certainly worth the trip. Managing Director, Michael Losardo wanted to open up his own gym after gaining a very strong...
  • Farm yard chickens
    Farmers' market 101: how chickens work - part II
    So now that you know how chickens lay eggs, lets take a look at why you might want to raise chickens. Well, according to Demesne, chickens are wonderful gregarious creatures with unique personalities that offer us eggs (nature's most perfect...