April 25, 1988 was the day my childhood NFL dream came true. Ronnie Barnes, the Head Athletic Trainer for the New York Giants and one of my mentors, asked me if I wanted to join his staff as a full-time assistant athletic trainer. I was 25 years old and a month away from graduating from […]
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Today is a true day of “role reversal” for me. Instead of being the physical therapist, I’ll be the patient rolling into the operating room for surgery to fix a chronic shoulder injury by Jacksonville Jaguars Head Team Physician Dr Kevin Kaplan at Jacksonville Orthopaedic Institute. I have to admit, consulting others about a shoulder […]
As told by Colleen Clarson – At first glance, it was only a daunting fitness challenge. At second glance, it was terrifying…if not seemingly impossible. Known as “One of the most scenic trail races in the country,” the Golden Leaf Half Marathon was clearly not meant for Florida flatlanders. Starting at Colorado’s Snowmass Ski Mountain […]
How does an athlete measure his/her success? High profile athletes have coaches, fans and ESPN to judge their performance. Runners and bikers have the clock to gauge the results of their hard work. The athletes determined to lose weight have the dynamic-duo of the mirror and the weight scale to determine if their efforts were […]
I’m in Atlanta preparing for our last preseason game against the Falcons. We’re just ending our press-season training camp which includes living in the hotel away from our families for about five weeks, 17 hour workdays and up to 90 players on our roster. I went for a great run this morning with one of […]