Youth athletes enjoy hitting the gym. As soon as they have access to the weight room at school or they get their own gym membership, the weights start flying. While it’s good for youth athletes to begin going to the gym and building muscle, strength-training mistakes can lead to injury and time away from their…

Is it smart to set athletes up for specializing in a sport at a young age? That is a question that comes up often in coaching, training, and when helping young athletes to overcome sports injuries. The answer is contested, and if you don’t think so, just visit a youth game, swim meet, fencing tournament,…

We praise youth sports as one of the best ways to keep kids active, to keep them healthy, and to keep them social. Anyone who has played sports, has kids who play sports, or has seen a youth sporting event knows that they can be both exciting and contentious. Parents and coaches contribute to both, as…

“Accountability is the glue that ties commitment to the result.” What if we told you there was a way to double your physical activity? What if we provided this for free? Would you do it? The secret – accountability with a personal training partner. This technique exists free of risk, cost, and effort – dramatically increasing the likelihood of achieving your goals, jacking up…

“The key to long-term success is a willingness to disrupt your own comfort for the sake of continued growth” – Todd Henry This workout video of T-Swift doesn’t only have us laughing but now I’m finally reassured we aren’t the only crazy ones taking drastic measures to get pumped up for our workouts. If you…

“We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we enjoy on the journey toward the goal we’ve established for ourselves. It gives meaning to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful, so worthwhile.” – Earl Nightingale At…

“We live in a world where the yellow brick road has many forks and can take us on many incredible journeys … But this is exciting news. It means we can choose the life we want for ourselves. You choose that life by doing the best you can right in this moment. Right now. By…

“I find that the harder I work, the less I call it work” – Thomas Jefferson The more energy you apply to your work, the more meaning you place on that work. “Workaholics”get a bad rap, but research has found a large difference exists amongst types. Typically someone with an uncontrollable need to be constantly…

Edison provides too much motivation to leave it at one quot. Use these motivational quotes Edition to start the week off with the wisdom to inspire you in any facet – whether inventing something beyond your wildest imagination or simply inventing your own life! 10 Motivational Quotes from Thomas Edison 10. Exercise “The mind of a child is naturally…

“The experience of taking control of your life will change your reality, making it possible to achieve almost anything you seriously want to do.” Dr. Roth, The Achievement Habit As we prepare to launch our March Mania Challenge, we are going to fill you in on the process on how we are determining the most effective health…