Who is the Perfect Athlete?

Who is closest to the perfect athlete? Most people when I present this question have to think hard about it. They first think of professional athletes, maybe Michael Jordan, Barry Sanders, or Michael Phelps come to mind -the list could go on and on. I want to simplify...

Nagging Injuries in Athletes

This past week I spoke to a few athletes who have “pulled” their hamstring s or groin. Athlete number 1 pulled his hamstring early in the summer and will not let it rest more than 2 weeks at a time before he attempts to train all-out and injures it again. The next...

The decline of the young athlete

In today’s thinking if something is good then more of it is better. While that may make sense on the surface, in the world of athletics it can be problematic. Carry that thinking over for a moment to the world of youth athletics. It is not uncommon to witness youth...

The Season for Taking

This time of year many people think of giving. Giving money to a charity, buying a present for a friend, neighbor, a colleague, or just giving of one’s time to help at a soup kitchen. While we should do this all year long not just at Christmas time; I also want you to...