From One Athlete to Another: His Injury Advice Stands to Make Your Recovery Easier and Faster

In the fall of 2013, Austin-American Statesman journalist Pam LeBlanc wrote a story about my injury and creation of Injured Athlete’s Toolbox. Shortly after the article’s publication, I hosted one of my regular seminars for injured athletes. We answer each other’s questions; we help each other navigate

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Part 4: Epilogue – Injured Athlete Inspiration (NAA Mentors Aren’t Always Winning Races. Sometimes They’re Injured. What They’ve Learned Can Help You. – Guest Blog Post for Network for Advancing Athletes)

Network for Advancing Athletes mentors Courteney Lowe, Carrie Toleffson, Tina Pic, Annie Ewart, Alison Tetrick, and founder Amber Pierce share a love of their sport, a passion for guiding fellow female athletes, and all-too-much experience with injury. Through traumatic brain injuries, an obscure vascular condition, and various

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Part 3: NAA Mentors Aren’t Always Winning Races. Sometimes They’re Injured. What They’ve Learned Can Help You. – Guest Blog Post for Network for Advancing Athletes

Have you lost your motivation? Finding motivation after injury can be frustrating and elusive. This blog will help you. Network for Advancing Athletes mentors Courteney Lowe, Carrie Toleffson, Tina Pic, Annie Ewart, Alison Tetrick, and founder Amber Pierce share a love of their sport, a passion for

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Part 2: NAA Mentors Aren’t Always Winning Races. Sometimes They’re Injured. What They’ve Learned Can Help You. – Guest Blog Post for Network for Advancing Athletes

Network for Advancing Athletes mentors Courteney Lowe, Carrie Toleffson, Tina Pic, Annie Ewart, Alison Tetrick, and founder Amber Pierce share a love of their sport, a passion for guiding fellow female athletes, and all-too-much experience with injury. Through traumatic brain injuries, an obscure vascular condition, and various

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Part 1: NAA Mentors Aren’t Always Winning Races. Sometimes They’re Injured. What They’ve Learned Can Help You. – Guest Blog Post for Network for Advancing Athletes

It’s a pleasure to work on this blog series about injury with NAA mentors. In this series, Network for Advancing Athletes mentors offer honest insight and advice for any injured athlete, recreational to professional. In my last blog, I interviewed Network for Advancing Athletes founder and professional

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An Interview with Network for Advancing Athletes’s founder Amber Pierce

I was taken immediately by the candor on Network for Advancing Athletes’s website. Finally, I found a brilliant organization willing to address normal athletes challenges few talk about! NAA mentor and Olympian Dotsie Bausch wrote with grace and bravery about reclaiming her life from an eating disorder.

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Why Me?

Note: Life challenges, regardless of their origin, often provoke the question “why me.” In this blog, you can substitute whatever life challenge you’re facing for the word “injury.” The concepts – and opportunities – are universal. I met him at physical therapy. He started each conversation with,

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Why an Injury Recovery Coach is a Key Player on Your Recovery Team – Guest Blog Post for The Art of Fitness

Inspiration for injured athletes: Find your patience and sanity with Injury Recovery Coaching It’s a guest blog post for Jesse James Retherford, Movement Therapist, Life Changer, and founder of The Art of Fitness! Jesse asks about my injury story, path to becoming an Injury Recovery Coach, what

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An Optimal Recovery in Three Steps

“Before my injury I was a soccer player. Now, because of my injury, I’m an athlete.” ~KK, professional soccer player I’ve been injured for 7 years and 2 months, but who’s counting? I’m not. With more than a few setbacks and bonus surgeries along the way, I’ve

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