• The Arty Runnerchick: My Interview with Cait Chock

    May 8, 2014

    Cait Chock, a.ka., The Arty Runnerchick, embodies the true spirit of a champion—as a runner, freelance writer, artist, designer, and founder of Ezzere running shirts. I wanted to interview Cait, a one-time U.S. High School 5k record holder, for my … Read more

  • Treating The Whole Person: My Interview With Leading Physical Therapist Ann Wendel

    April 14, 2014

    Ann Wendel is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) licensed in Virginia, a Licensed Physical Therapist (PT), and a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist (CMTPT). She incorporates a holistic approach to her work that takes into consideration the mind, body, goals, … Read more

  • Athletes: Use Your Head When Injured!

    April 1, 2014

    Injuries are unfortunately quite common across all sports. For example, there are approximately 1.5 million injuries sustained each year in just these three sports combined — basketball, cycling, and football (2006 data compiled by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s … Read more

  • Coaching Myths: My Interview with Dr. Rick Albrecht

    February 26, 2014

    Dr. Rick Albrecht is a professor of movement science and coordinator of the Sport Leadership Program at Grand Valley State University. He is the author of the brilliant new book, “Coaching Myths: Fifteen Wrong Ideas in Youth Sports” (McFarland, April … Read more

  • 10 Powerful Mental Game Quotes

    February 16, 2014

    1. Do well what you dislike and the rest will be easy. Along with successes, collect a proper number of failures.  ~ Milton Erickson, M.D. 2. Every single day I wake up and commit myself to becoming a better player. … Read more