Woohoo! Another week is over. Now that we’re into February and a month into the semester things are starting to get busy at school. I have a midterm coming up for my nutrition class in a week, so I’ll be spending a lot of time studying between now and then.
I wrote my first article this semester for the school newspaper this week. I interviewed a wrestler and wrote a piece about him and his upcoming match later in February. It was my very first interview, but I think it went pretty well. I also know a lot more about wrestling than I ever thought I’d know. Although a lot of people call it fake, I have an appreciation for all the time and energy that goes into putting on a good match. Me told me that it’s about putting on a good show for the audience and making sure they become part of the fight.
In my strength training class this week we worked on deadlifts. We all tried out four variations (regular, stiff legged, sumo, and Romanian) as well as cuing each other for good form. I was surprised how much the muscles being used changed from regular deadlifts to sumo deadlifts. Although I personally haven’t spent a lot of time in the weight room, it’s very cool to be learning so much about lifting.
Friday afternoon we had a practicum orientation. I’m really looking forward to it. I learned so much during my practicums when I did my undergrad. While having textbook knowledge is definitely important, learning how to put it all together is something I can’t wait to learn. Working is always different than school, so I’m excited to get a taste of it.
Saturday was spent studying for a nutrition quiz and then taking it online. I aced it, so I’m pretty happy with that. I still have a bit more physiology reading to do this morning before I head off to the farmer’s market. I’m planning on picking up some veggies and curry. Afterwards I’m going to watch the Superbowl with my boyfriend.
Did you ever have to do a practicum or internship when you were in school?