How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

How to evaluate a training facility: 7 questions to ask

The sports training industry has developed into an over $8 billion industry. New athlete training facilities are popping up everywhere.  They have become a popular business venture for many people who enjoy athletics and like to be around athletes.  Unfortunately, as...
4 Things All Baseball Players Should Be Doing This Winter

4 Things All Baseball Players Should Be Doing This Winter

There’s still snow on the ground, but all of Minnesota looks to warmer days, green grass, and, of course, baseball season.  While it may seem like these days are far off, it is time for baseball players to start prepping for the upcoming season. Here are four things...
4 Reasons Why You Should Make Time For Breakfast

4 Reasons Why You Should Make Time For Breakfast

Someone once told me they believed eating breakfast was just a scam that marketing agencies made up to make more money. As a dietitian who LOVES all things breakfast-related, I tried so hard not to laugh right in their face. We grew up hearing “breakfast is the most...
Concussion Crisis: How the Medical System is Failing Athletes

Concussion Crisis: How the Medical System is Failing Athletes

Over the past 10-15 years, the medical and athletic communities have made great strides in raising concussion awareness.  While most athletes, parents, and coaches recognize the seriousness of concussions, many do not know the best route to diagnosing and managing a...
Crashing a Ferrari: The RGIII Story

Crashing a Ferrari: The RGIII Story

The story of Robert Griffin, III may be one of the best illustrations of why addressing quality of movement is so important.    RGIII was the 2nd overall draft pick in the 2012 NFL draft after an impressive career at Baylor.  He posted outstanding numbers at the NFL...
5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

5 Things Every Runner Should Do This Winter

As snow and ice blanket our fair state in the winter months, the running “off-season” descends on those of us who fear the unexpected slip or dislike the brutal wind and cold.  While some may view it as lost mileage, I encourage you to view it as an opportunity to...
Two tips to make your nutrition resolutions stick

Two tips to make your nutrition resolutions stick

At the start of a new year, a lot of people feel pressured to set drastic New Year’s resolutions. You may hit January 1st and think, “Wow, 2019. THIS is going to be my year. I’m going to eat perfectly healthy every single day and everything will go just as planned....
November Athlete of the Month: Ethan Aune

November Athlete of the Month: Ethan Aune

Ethan Aune Age: 16 Primary Sport: Snocross Team: Hentges Racing & ETA Racing Recent accomplishments: Ethan started off in recovery and rehabilitation from a fractured femur from last racing season.  He has not only fully recovered, but has transitioned into a...