Millions of people around the world regard New Year’s Day as a time to take stock of their lives and to make “resolutions” to get back on track with their life goals. But experts suggest that our resolutions are more likely to stick if they are made on a day that is personally meaningful to us.
Holistic approaches in physical therapy, sports medicine, and coaching are the new norm. And modern advances in these fields have rightfully overtaken conventional stretching, strengthening and technique advice. But now we’re being barraged by a mind-boggling array of hyper-specialized mobility/stability tests, corrective exercises, frame-by-frame video analytics, and wearable technology to track our every move.
The 2018 NBA Champion Golden State Warriors have plenty going for them on the court. But it's the players’ off-the-court moves that really set the team apart from past dynasties. Take point guard Stephen Curry, one of the most adored and spectacularly-skilled basketball players on the planet today. His ball-handling, passing, and three-point shooting abilities are downright otherworldly, routinely leaving spectators in the stands (as well as players on opposing teams) with their jaws dropped. How does he do it?
February has come, mid-winter doldrums have set in, and you're running resolutions are starting to slide. Sound about right? Take heart! The days ARE getting longer. (Spring is just seven weeks away!)
Japan has one of the most extraordinary running cultures on the planet, unlike anything I’ve ever come across. Thousands of professional runners compete for corporate teams in some of the most competitive races in the world. The 135-mile Ekiden Relay Race is the nation’s premier sporting event. The legendary ‘Marathon Monks’ run a thousand marathons in a thousand days in their quest for spiritual enlightenment.