7 Keys to Coaching Millennial Athletes

Guest post today by Maia Fletcher. Photo by Jeffrey F Lin http://Image source: Unsplash Millennials got you surrounded? Yep, they’ve taken over the place. In fact, this year they’ll surpass the Baby Boomers as the largest generation in America. To … Continue reading

Play to Win: Our World Cup Champions Showed us How

Wow, what a run the US Women’s Soccer Team made to their 4th World Cup Championship! They were exciting, inspiring, motivating, and … provoking. Before the blazing images lose their luster, I want to remember what their efforts have sparked … Continue reading

The Secret to Beating ACL Injury

ACL injuries should be on the decline since we know that ACL injury prevention programs like the FIFA 11+ significantly reduce the risk of this injury. But instead, they’re on the rise — especially among high school athletes and particularly … Continue reading

Lindsey Vonn: Does Brave have to be Broken?

I read with some sadness, the article about Lindsey Vonn in the Washington Post, by Barry Svrluga. I have nothing but respect for what Vonn has accomplished, no qualms with the inspiration she has provided to the next generation of skiers, and … Continue reading

Should We Really Be Listening to the Student Who Got a C in the Class?

Fit2Finish friends, before you “like”, “share” or “sign up,” please find out who is supplying what you’re buying into. Ask these things: What are your credentials? are you an expert in this subject? (easy to Google!) Show me your references. Do you have … Continue reading

What’s Gone Wrong in Youth Sports? Error #1 There’s Too Much Adulting

Up or Out! That’s the model in play today, says Aspen Institute’s Tom Farrey, kicking off the 2018 Project Play Summit. A few kids move up but most are out: dropping out because it’s not fun, selected out because they’re “not … Continue reading

Nutrition for the Serious Endurance Athlete

Good nutrition is just not that simple. But there is good research and there are reliable recommendations available. If you’re an endurance athlete, here is a comprehensive article from researchers at UCDavis on Energy Availability, Macronutrient Intake, and Nutritional Supplementation for Improving … Continue reading

16 Action Items for Healthy Sport, Fitness and Life

The world’s leaders in exercise science and sports medicine met in Minneapolis at the 65th annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine. The result: BIG news and reliable, evidence-based recommendations for physical activity, health and the reduction of … Continue reading