Injury Identity (Written by Stefan Rogalla)

Injuries impact not only a person’s physical ability, but also a person’s psyche which can create long term perceived limitations and can end up becoming part of their self identity. Have you ever heard someone say, “I injured myself years ago and I haven’t been the same…

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Procrastination: The Antagonist of Progress and Success

First off, a massive shout out to any athlete/parent out there that understands that procrastination is one of the biggest variables inhibiting their progress and ultimately potential success. We've all been there, sitting on the couch, watching Netflix saying "uggghhh, I'll just do that later". Heck, I'm guilty of…

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The Stress of Growing

Written by: Stefan Rogalla B.Sc. KIN CSCS Compensation and development in the growing athlete The ability for adaptation in nature is what allows everything to survive, from bacteria to plants and animals, the better something can adapt, the more likely it is to succeed and prosper. This is especially…

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Knowing Where You Stand; And What You Need

The job as a coach is to help athletes/teams climb mountains, to navigate, strategize and prepare for the ascent through sport and life. In the beginning we help them enjoy the ascent of small hills (challenges) letting them explore and be creative and then helping them gain the confidence…

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Macros 101

The Basics of MacrosMacronutrients, micronutrients, vitamins, minerals – nutrition is a complex topic, and one that is surrounded by unfounded claims, myths, and “bro science”. Macronutrients (or “Macros”) are probably what comes to mind for most athletes when they think about their own nutrition. The major macronutrients are: protein, carbohydrates, and…

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