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Let them be Willy-Nilly…

As a cardiologist and advocate for healthy living through exercise, the bleak news of rising childhood obesity hits me hard.  But as an endurance athlete well versed in the inflammatory effects of excessive exercise, and a coach of middle school children, recent news reports on the over-training of American youth is equally troublesome. The over-training of […]

Cycling Stuff Cyclocross Reflection

On Junior Sports. Think. Balance.

Some say unsolicited advice is self serving. Of course it is, but, here in lies the beauty of a blog. Although our fall campaign of cross racing brings mostly joy, yesterday, Staci and I was troubled by our observations of the junior race. The race director, Kyle Wingler was nice enough to ask me how […]