These LOOK Innocent, but…

So I got my butt handed to me today by these seemingly simple and innocent looking tools (missing is my Trigger Point Therapy ball – it was too mean to me to include haha) I’ve been dealing with a nagging left hamstring strain for several weeks now. It would improve, then backtrack, and got pretty… Continue reading These LOOK Innocent, but…

What Commitment Looks Like, Part 1

The OHL season just ended last week for Cam Dineen. Coming off MCL surgery and rehab in Canada, he did what committed, high-performance athletes do. He got back to work! Since the best hockey players are built off the ice, he knew where to start. Excited to have him back and looking forward to making… Continue reading What Commitment Looks Like, Part 1

You Matter…Act Like It!

Remember that you matter! To someone. You weren’t an accident. You weren’t a mistake of chemistry and circumstance. You are a creation of the most powerful force in the universe. A purposeful creation of the very mind, heart and soul that created the universe and all it’s harmonious perfection! YOU are a child of the… Continue reading You Matter…Act Like It!

Metabolic Conditioning with Sled and Loaded Carries 1

Adult clients need efficient exercise options. With busy schedules, it’s a good idea for fitness coaches and trainers to have multi-faceted options in their “tool boxes.” Here is an example of one of those multi-faceted complexes. Core training, metabolic conditioning, improved shoulder/spinal stability all in one (reasonably) simple finishing complex. Using a combination of KB… Continue reading Metabolic Conditioning with Sled and Loaded Carries 1

Early Sport-Specialization Leads to Higher Injury Risk

Not long ago, the National Federation of High School Associations (NFHS) undertook a study to determine the impact of early-sport specialization on injury rates among high school athletes. While there are a few minor flaws in the study, which I’ll address momentarily, the study sheds a fairly strong negative light on early sport-specialization as it… Continue reading Early Sport-Specialization Leads to Higher Injury Risk