The Fidgeter’s Dilemma

March 21, 2018

Although two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese, a handful of skinny people—including many athletes—feel frustrated by their seeming inability to gain weight. Clearly, one’s genetics play a powerful role in this. “Hard gainers” also


What’s Your Race Plan?

August 7, 2017

The lanes may be straight, but you still need a road map to reach the finish line. Your race plan is the tool that will guide you there. Remember to keep it simple but positive.


On the Homefront

July 7, 2017

Parents have an essential role in their child’s recruiting process but find it tricky identifying where exactly they fit in. A successful recruiting effort is a joint endeavor: the student leads and the parents support


The Heat is On

July 6, 2017

In summer’s return, a new set of safety concerns.


The Hard Way

July 3, 2017

How do I increase the intensity in my program?


Sitting Pretty

July 2, 2017

There’s little disagreement about the link between proper posture and performance, but what does correct body positioning look like? The most common description of good posture, which has the athlete maintaining a “stick-like” straight back,


Drills for the Double

June 24, 2017

Doubles are an enigmatic boat class. Doubles are an enigmatic boat class. Some doubles fly. Others don’t go anywhere. One of the keys to moving the double is blending styles with your partner and syncing