Olympic Archery: Taking Aim with Jake Kaminski

[su_youtube url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CO102jz8sFM] Leaving the archer’s bow, an arrow travels at over 200 feet per second and seeks a circular bull’s eye the size of a compact disc 70 meters away.  To say that there isn’t much room for error in Olympic Archery is a gross understatement. And as you construct a mental image of a … Read more

Preparing for the 2012 Olympic Games

This summer over 15,000 athletes from 200+ nations will converge on London for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.  And for most of these athletes, participating in the Olympics will mark the apex of their athletic careers. While the Olympics themselves are short-lived, the process of building an athlete occurs over a lifetime. “I think one … Read more

CrossFit Terms, Acronyms, and Jargon

Achilles Ruptures

Last Updated: August 28th, 2016. What did you notice the first time you walked into a CrossFit gym? For me, it was the wall-to-wall white boards filled with names, times, goals, workouts, etc.  But most of  it was the unending list of indecipherable jargon and acronyms. To help make sense of this unique language you may encounter … Read more

Sports Marketing with Evan Morgenstein of PMG Sports

PMG Sports Evan Morgenstein

  “Evan was not one of those agents from a huge agency that handed everything off to someone else.  He is creative and helped me fill a lot of dreams. He is a friend and my agent.”   Dara Torres Evan Morgenstein is an elite sports agent.  And while he may not appreciate the comparison, … Read more

Christmas Abbott: Finding Her Purpose with CrossFit

CrossFit Raleigh Coach Christmas Abbott

Last Updated: July 25th, 2016. Are you living the life you meant to live?  Are you doing the thing that makes you happy?  Are you having a positive impact on others? A few weeks ago, I spent some time with Christmas Abbott, owner and coach at CrossFit Invoke in downtown Raleigh, and I am 100% … Read more