Hara Hachi Bu

Hara Hachi Bu

In 2004 researchers studied the blue zones around the world where there were the most centenarians. Okinawa is one of those places. How do people live to 100? Well there are many factors but one is the notion of hara hachi bu. Which translates to eat until you are 80% full.

Nature and Nurture

Nature and Nurture

I’m almost finished with a book called the Sports Gene by David Epstein…..I had the opportunity to read it on my way home from the NYC Marathon. It was the perfect time to read such an interesting book!

The book focuses on whether talented athletes are born with their talent or if they arrive at greatness through hard work and practice.

Katelyn’s Story

Today I am finally ready to tell you the story of my client and friend Katelyn. She is embarking on her first year of college this fall at Claremont McKenna, and where she will continue her soccer career.

She came to me as a scrappy, enthusiastic, strong and compassionate 13 year old playing forward for the Blue Cats, a mediocre select soccer team.