Mental Weakness or Cry For Help?

Are you mentally weak, or are you subconsciously asking for help? What about your athletes or your kids? Have you ever experienced that training session that was meant to be challenging, but you know it wasn't too much to ask? It was within reach, but you stopped short of fulfilling expectations. Why did you stop? Did you … Continue reading Mental Weakness or Cry For Help?

NSCA National Conference 7/9/15- Mark Watts: Rotational Power

I'm happy to share my notes from Coach Mark Watt's presentation at the NSCA National Conference in Orlando, FL on July 9, 2015. Coach Watts is a fifth grade teacher and U8 Girls Soccer Coach in Columbus, Ohio. Formerly, Watts was the Director of Education at elitefts.com among other roles. He is an exceptional coach and … Continue reading NSCA National Conference 7/9/15- Mark Watts: Rotational Power

NSCA Clinic in VA 4/8/17- Wintrich

I'm happy to share my notes from Coach Frank Wintrich's presentation at the National Strength and Conditioning Association state clinic in VA on April 8, 2017. Realize these are my notes, which may differ from what he actually said or from the intent of his message. Enjoy. Contact us if you have questions or comments. Thank … Continue reading NSCA Clinic in VA 4/8/17- Wintrich

Chocolate Buttery Goodness, Princess Style

Gluten free, dairy free, sugar free, If It Fits Your Macros (IIFM), vegetarian, vegan, etc... however you choose to eat, please remember to enjoy your food!   Find joy in the preparation. Find joy in the flavors. Never deprive yourself. Eat something yummy. Hemp Protein Coconut Milk Cacao Nibs Almond Butter (sugar free) Banana Rice … Continue reading Chocolate Buttery Goodness, Princess Style

Preventing Burnout: Why It Matters

Note: I'm not talking strictly about early specialization and overuse injuries related to long training seasons with little time for recovery. I'm talking more about the psychosocial aspects related to the fatigue and exhaustion of "being done," not having any more fuel in the tank for this sport. Athletes who experience burnout are more prone … Continue reading Preventing Burnout: Why It Matters