Nix the Cardio-loading and Balance Your Fitness This Year

This is gonna be a decidedly low tech Christmas and new year for me. I have just read Lenny Bernstein’s blog in the Washington Post magazine highlighting a couple of “science fitness” options: an ear bud who whispers sweet workout … Continue reading

Two Sports in the Same Season: What Can We Do?

Two sports in the same season, it doesn’t end. We just switch which team gets dibs on our kids. Now that fall soccer is over we head into the winter season. The fall soccer players are taking on winter sports, … Continue reading

Want to help your female athletes think and play with confidence? Write it down

Have you ever noticed that girls like to ponder things? Me too. Have you ever wondered what they’re thinking about? Me too. Do you know the best way to find out? Ask them. But don’t expect it to be that … Continue reading

Are Fitness and Fun Important to Your Kid?

All kids will be healthy if Fit2Finish has its way and they’ll have fun doing it. It shouldn’t be a chore or a ‘work’out. We believe in fitness that’s fun for every body, even for elite athletes with performance on … Continue reading

How Much Does a Soccer Scholarship Cost?

Easy come, easy go. It’s just money, right?  Spent by the thousands per year on your middle school and high school aged soccer player for club fees, tournaments, travel, equipment, spirit-wear, food. And if they’re “good” enough, there’s the ODP … Continue reading

Young Athletes Need Help with Nutrition and Body Image

America has a weight problem, and it’s not limited to adults. Many of our young people are overweight, and a rising number are obese. (Some put this percentage as high as 30 percent). On the flip side, an increasing number … Continue reading

A Better Way to Ice an Injury, Here is the Recipe

I am all about prevention here at Fit2Finish, but I know there are bumps and bruises going on out there. We’ve all tried the leaky bags and the expensive store bought “chemical” concoctions and peeling the dixie cups and digging … Continue reading

Chantilly Youth Association, Join Me in Thanking Phil Yanchulis

Are you one of the hundreds of families who have been touched by the service of Phil Yanchulis? Maybe he’s coached one of your kids? refereed one of their games? Perhaps, like my family, yours has benefited from the referee teaching … Continue reading

Self Esteem and the Young Athlete by Jeffrey Rhoads

Today, Fit2Finish welcomes author, athlete and longtime coach, Jeffrey Rhoads, to the blog podium. I know you will enjoy his perspective and his obvious heart for our young people and the sports they play. Jeff is the author of The Joy of … Continue reading