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

Is it “just” Growing Pains?

I was stretching with my U13 soccer team after a scrimmage.  Through a chorus of moans and evident wincing one player told me, “Coach, no one in my class can touch their toes.”  Her teammates nodded in agreement. Yep, tight … Continue reading