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Transitioning Out of High-Performance Pursuits: Kerrin Lee-Gartner

Transitioning Out of High-Performance Pursuits: Kerrin Lee-Gartner

Many high-performance athletes and performers in other meaningful high-performance pursuits experience challenges or difficulties when transitioning out of their high-performance pursuit. I asked Kerrin Lee-Gartner, an Olympic gold medalist athlete with whom I had the pleasure of working over the course of her entire career, if she would update me on her life since winning her Olympic gold medal in downhill skiing at the 1992 Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France. read more
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Six Reasons Why Athletes Should Do Yoga

Six Reasons Why Athletes Should Do Yoga

Yoga can bring a special edge to the performance of everyone from amateurs striving to improve their lives to professionals competing against elite athletes. Ryanne Cunningham, who operates Flow Yoga Studio in Green Bay, Wisconsin, has instructed former Packers players B.J. Raji, Andy Mulumba, Tramon Williams, Mike Neal, and Jarrett Bush, as well as current Packer Randall Cobb and athletes from many other sports. She pinpoints six benefits of yoga for athletic performance. read more
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Learn to address safety concerns in dog parks

Learn to address safety concerns in dog parks

A community’s interest in a dog park may be initiated in several ways. It often takes the action of just a few residents, usually dog owners or dog lovers, who may write a letter to a city council, stop by the local parks and recreation department to talk, or show up at a municipal meeting to express their interest in a public setting. read more
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Being Critical and Knowing the Break Point

Being Critical and Knowing the Break Point

A critical eye is also extremely important when reading the ice. Weight and line have a great impact on the curl for any given shot; however, another major factor that affects the curl is the release and rotation applied to a stone. read more
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Understand the complexity of eating disorders in dancers

Understand the complexity of eating disorders in dancers

Disordered eating is one of the biggest risks faced by dancers, particularly women. Though few dancers develop a clinically defined eating disorder (ED), many engage in some form of dysfunctional eating due to the physical aesthetic woven into the fabric of much of the dance world, especially in ballet. read more
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Shooting

Shooting

Now the fun starts. Everybody likes to score, but very few people know how to shoot. In youth basketball, players are so consumed with reaching the rim that they don’t care how they do it. read more
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Learn the advantages of nutrient timing

Learn the advantages of nutrient timing

There are several benefits of nutrient timing. These involve maximizing your body’s response to exercise and use of nutrients. read more
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Save a doomed workout with a better understanding of anatomy

Save a doomed workout with a better understanding of anatomy

Dr. Nick Evans, a highly regarded authority on strength training, nutrition, and weight training injuries, believes that knowledge of anatomy is the key to success for any serious bodybuilder. By taking the guesswork out of bodybuilding anatomy, he emphasizes that efforts at the gym will be more productive and efficient, producing maximum results in minimum time. read more
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Practice Plans and Program Goals

Practice Plans and Program Goals

Building a team involves developing a plan and working to execute it. Your practice plans are one of main ingredients in that blueprint. Practices have many components, and they will vary based on the coach’s or program’s philosophies. read more
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Landmine Row to Punch

Landmine Row to Punch

Place one end of the barbell either in a corner of the room or flat on the weight room floor or use a landmine device as shown. Stand perpendicular to the bar with the legs staggered; the leg opposite the working arm is in front. read more
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