An Open Letter To the Coach or Athlete Battling Mental Illness:

Whether we like it or not, there indeed exists a stigma in athletics that players and coaches must be “mentally tough”, and that discussing mental illness is taboo. As a result, those who are struggling do so in silence for fear that they will be labeled soft, incompetent, or mentally weak.  Recently, I posted some…

What They Don’t Tell You About “Getting Lean”

Whether you are an athlete or non-athlete, improving body composition can usually be a positive goal worth working toward. But, if done inappropriately, or if misunderstood, getting lean can have some very negative consequences to overall health and well-being, let alone athletic performance. It is important to understand and evaluate the investment and toll it will take…