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Last Week

Last Thursday I was talking to one of our Adult members Andrew before his 5:10pm session.  We were both talking about how when you get in your late 40’s and into your 50’s, your priorities change.  You start really realizing how family time becomes more...

Your exercise program

More than 91% of people who start an exercise program will quit early. Even before their new routine becomes a habit, 61% will give up within the very first week.   The reality is that changing your lifestyle is hard.   Despite all the infomercials and ads...

lessons from an olympian

I think more than ever, young athletes need role models that can educate and inspire them to be their best.  We have always believed that when an athlete is educated about why they are doing something and how it will help them get better, they will be more motivated...

summer workout tips

Sometimes daily life keeps us so busy that we lose motivation to workout and eat healthy. It happens so gradually we hardly notice it.  Before we know it, we can get off track and those bad habits slowly get the best of us. Here are some tips to get back on track and...

a great story about focus

In 1998, I was invited to compete against 13 of the top collegiate high jumpers at the Sea Ray relays at the University of Tennessee.   It was a rainy, blustery day to say the least.  As we started to warm up, several athletes went over to the officials and asked...

cues for faster athletes

When athletes train for speed, there are many analogies and coaching cues we provide to correct their running form and make their sprinting technique as efficient as possible. This week we are coaching the athletes with the analogy of their body as a car frame and how...