The Power of Hightower: Coach Tim just keeps on runnin’ + MORE
Every two years, we are in awe of Olympians and inevitably, we meet some Olympic parents and hear their stories of sacrifice and support. There was a time, however, when those Olympic parents were sports parents much like you are. I doubt that most of them really grasped that someday their children .... More »
Happy Independence Day! We celebrate this day in remembrance of our country breaking free from the control of Britain. But as parents, we struggle with the whole independence thing in our kids because our desire to be involved in their lives often keeps us from giving them the space to become autono.... More »
By Amol Saxena, DPM Podiatric Surgeon, Palo Alto Medical Foundation, Palo Alto California Consulting Physician, USA Track and Field The term “Turf toe” originally was used to describe injuries of the big toe joint sustained by American football players on artificial turf in the 1970s. The.... More »
In what has become something of a tradition on NYC Marathon Sunday, I like to spend an hour talking on the air with long-time running coach, Joel Pasternack who is based in northern New Jersey. Joel is a veteran of many marathons, having competed and done very well in his races back in the day. I li.... More »
We recently spoke with KC Wilder, a former collegiate All-American in cycling, a mental training coach and Positive Coaching Alliance trainer. Young athletes are likely to be happier in a positive environment, says Wilder, who is also a sports mom. “We are raising confidence and lowering anxi.... More »
A few weeks ago, we were so pleased to support one of our very own as Tim Hightower returned to the NFL with the New Orleans Saints. Back then, a slew of injuries to the New Orleans Saints’ running backs gave Coach Tim a golden opportunity to prove that he was ready to contribute once again. Not […] The post The Power of Hightower: Coach Tim just keeps on runnin’ appeared first on CoachUp Blog.
In this episode I am featuring Carrie Boan of Core Impact Youth Fitness & Sports Performance. After working in physical therapy for 16 years, Carrie launched a youth fitness & sports performance program with a focus on sports injury prevention. She promotes health and wellness for the youth athlete and educates parents & coaches through social…