Dynamic Youth Fitness: Wall Jump

Here’s a look at girls performing the wall jump. They are asked to jump off of two feet using their arms to propel them upwards, and to land quietly on both feet. Then to spring up again. Their verbal cue is … Continue reading

Dynamic Fitness Video: The Step-Over

Here’s a quick look at the step over drill, also known as the scissor drill. Girls are asked to perform continuous step-overs for 30 seconds over and around a flat cone at their feet. For some, this is a fitness challenge. Their weakness shows … Continue reading

Fit2Finish Will Present ‘Fit to the Final Whistle’ at the VYSA Conference Feb. 3/4

Fit2Finish will be presenting Fit to the Final Whistle to coaches, trainers and athletes at the Virginia Youth Soccer Association Convention in Richmond on February 3 and 4. Coaches want their athletes to stay strong and execute their game plan all the … Continue reading

Work and Recovery are Essential to High Performance:Interval Training is Most Gamelike

Recovery. Every athlete needs it. Suzy Germain says it’s missing from her son’s topnotch team and that’s taking a toll. Wayne Goldsmith, in his January 4th blog post, has a great mnemonic to help us think about how recovery  – that is, time … Continue reading

No Child Left Behind: Let’s Get Physical

A lot of political capital and many educational dollars have been invested in keeping our childrens’ minds up to speed. The solution may be fitter bodies.  Two studies at the University of Illinois make the case. Scientists grouped 9 and 10 year old kids … Continue reading

Fit2Finish Athletes Use Bands for Fitness & Training

Dynabands, Therabands, resistance bands, stretchy bands, no matter the name, they are one of the best training tools for the fitness games we play and home exercise programs we teach and recommend. Bands are perfect because they are portable, inexpensive … Continue reading