Running Cue

The Most Important Running Cue

For the past 8 years, I’ve been coaching high school track and field/cross country athletes. In these 8 years, my coaching and cueing systems have evolved drastically. Cueing an athlete properly is one of the most important tasks for a coach. Give the athlete too much information and it can have a detrimental effect. Give them Read more about The Most Important Running Cue[…]

Boost Athletic Performance for Free

Want to know how to boost athletic performance for free? It almost sounds too good to be true, right? I mean, after all, there’s a supplement for just about everything guaranteed to make you recover faster, jump higher, have more energy, etc. And, if you shell out thousands of dollars, there are plenty of places Read more about Boost Athletic Performance for Free[…]

The Hidden Danger of Blue Light

Technology has changed our lives. Tablets, cell phones, computers, etc. are fully integrated into our lives and lifestyle. But with technology comes the potential for hidden risks. One of these risks is blue light. According to studies done by Harvard and the University of Toronto, blue light can have adverse effects on your health when you’re Read more about The Hidden Danger of Blue Light[…]

Myths In Training and Injury Prevention

Originally posted on MileSplitIL In most of my blogs so far, I haven’t mentioned much about what my expertise lays in, injuries and sports rehabilitation, especially in track and field athletes. However, this blog is going to be dedicated to what I think are the 3 biggest myths in training/injury prevention in track and field. Read more about Myths In Training and Injury Prevention[…]

Why New Years Resolutions Fail

New Years resolutions…..we all make them and we rarely stick to them. In fact, according to Statistic Brain only 8% of those who set resolutions achieve them. But why? Why is it so hard to make a New Years resolution such as exercising more or eating healthier so difficult to follow through with? I’ve thought Read more about Why New Years Resolutions Fail[…]

Texting is Hazardous to Your Health

Texting and using electronic devices is quickly becoming one of the most dangerous activities that you could do for your posture. In fact, it’s a good way to cause a disc herniation in your cervical spine. When your head is in neutral, it puts about 10-12lbs of force on your neck. When people use electronic Read more about Texting is Hazardous to Your Health[…]

Inactivity Deadlier Than Obesity

Want to live a longer, healthier, happier life? It’s easy, move! Inactivity puts your health at a major risk. In fact, according to a new large scale European study, inactivity is twice as deadly as obesity. Let’s put that into perspective. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is a common risk factor for heart Read more about Inactivity Deadlier Than Obesity[…]