While we wait, we move: Lateral jump (video)

If you are sidelined at the moment and looking for ways to keep active and injury free, incorporate some Fit2Finish training into your routine. Be sure to keep the healthy BBB position (Bend your knees, Be on the balls of … Continue reading

Prevention Programs Reduce ACL Injuries by > 50%

Neuromuscular injury prevention training programs have been shown to reduce non-contact and indirect-contact ACL injuries by more than 50%. This percentage jumps to as high as 88% for comprehensive programs designed for the highest risk populations — young female athletes … 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

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

The Brain: Wired for What?

The brain is an amazing organ, a one-of-a-kind instrument, a magnificent work of art. If you doubt it, just look at how it’s protected: a bony skull, liquid cushion, and multiple selective membranes all combine to prevent anything from damaging … Continue reading

Ice Skating for Fun, Fitness and Sport Begins with a Good Teacher, by Cecily Morrow

Editor’s note: Cecily Morrow, accomplished professional ice skater and expert instructor, offers the first of her guest posts regarding safe and healthy ice skating. Cecily and I share a love of sport and a desire to teach it in a … Continue reading

Because We Care More About the Kids than the Soccer

I did something I have never done before at a Fit2Finish soccer session recently. I scrapped my complete injury prevention training plan, and we spent the whole 40 minutes talking, stretching and mending. Why? Because all but one of the players … Continue reading