Athlete Insight


Redefining Athlete for a New Mission


I started this blog thinking it would help athletes get excited about fitness and CrossFit, what I didn’t expect was for this blog to morph into a website that covers everything from what’s trending in CrossFit clothing  to Nutrition, and add in a sprinkling of workouts, and recipes. Needless to say I feel like my […]

Should Young Athlete’s be lifting Heavy? Strength Training Myths


Should Young Athlete’s be lifting Heavy? Strength Training Myths

You often hear parents and some coaches telling their children that they are too young to start strength training, or they have no idea what age they can start lifting and still be safe from injuries or growth issues. The truth is, young children can definately strength train. Done properly, strength training offers many bonuses […]

College Sports Recruiting 101


College Sports Recruiting 101

Getting an athletic scholarship is no easy feat. It takes time, money, dedication, and talent. However, if your goal is to receive an athletic scholarship then you need to know how the college sports recruiting world works.  When does the recruiting process start? 1. College Sports Recruiting has already begun. College sports recruiting is on a […]

12 Mental Game Techniques for Athletes & Coaches


12 Mental Game Techniques for Athletes & Coaches

One reason many athletes and even coaches feel stressed is because they have put so much pressure and responsibility on their own shoulders and they think of all the things that will happen if they fail. This fear of failure and stress can be controlled and subdued with Mental Game Techniques. Techniques that help you relax and […]

Missing Cut Slaps Coach, Turns Singles to Doubles in Girls Softball


Missing Cut Slaps Coach, Turns Singles to Doubles in Girls Softball

As a girls softball coach, and as a veteran player I have seen outfielders continue to miss their cut over and over again on plays from the outfield. Softball girls listen up! You cannot continue to miss your cuts and expect a different outcome. Missing the cut leads to runners taking extra bases, and ultimately […]

Guide to Softball Drills: Hitting Off a Tee With Purpose


Guide to Softball Drills: Hitting Off a Tee With Purpose

If there is one thing I have learned from Coaching 12-year-old Softball players, it is that they don’t have a clue how to hit off a tee. They don’t understand how the tee softball drills can help their swing, and they haven’t been taught the correct way to hit in tee drills. This article will […]