Every finishing sprint is actually two sprints.  The first one is for position and the second one is to the line.  Of the two, the first sprint is BY FAR the more important of the two. Read More →

In my last article, I discussed ways an athlete can refresh and strengthen his or her body in the off-season.  In this article I will discuss what an athlete can do to help refresh and refocus the mind in the off-season. 

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A long training / racing season takes its toll on an athlete.  The long hours of training, over weeks and months, can beat an athlete down both physically and mentally.  In this article I am going to discuss ways to refresh the body and prepare it for the coming season.  In future articles, I will discuss ways to refresh the mind. 

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