Expert Panel: Call for Questions – Taking Time Off

by | November 15, 2011, 8:00am 0

Our Expert Panel of top notch training professionals and elite players are back to weigh in on your questions about strength, conditioning and becoming a better athlete. This week we’re focused on what to do during the post-club season.

How it works

  1. Every month we’ll feature a new topic and panel.
  2. Submit your questions in the comments and help pick the best by giving a “thumbs up” to your favorites. Deadline for questions is Friday November 18th @ 5pm PST.
  3. The Skyd Expert Panel will answer the top voted questions (and maybe some of their favorites).

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This week’s topic is:

Taking Time Off


This week’s panel:


Andrew is part of the leadership group for DC area’s Truck Stop, where he is an offensive cutter.  Known for his explosive speed and nose for the end zone, Andrew started playing ultimate in 1997 at Paideia High School, continued at Cornell University, and then settled in DC with stints on Potomac and Tandem prior to Truck Stop.  In the off-season, Andrew trains for and competes in 400m races and has brought his passion for sports literature and training to Truck Stop by writing and leading the team’s workouts for the last three years.

LINDSAY HACK, Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Lindsay is an outpatient orthopedic physical therapist currently working for Duke University with a focus on osteopathic medicine and techniques. She is the fifth year coach of UNC-CH, the captain of the 2010 Club Women’s Quarter finalists, Phoenix, and the President/Founder of the Triangle Youth Ultimate League ( Before discovering Ultimate in 2001, Lindsay ran track and field for Michigan State University while getting her Bachelor’s in Kinesiology.

JAMIE NUWER, Sports Medicine

Jamie is a Sports and Family Medicine doctor in the San Francisco bay area.  She also serve as the chairwoman of the medical advisory committee at USA Ultimate.  She has been writing the Injury Timeout column for USA Ultimate for the past 6 years and have a website devoted to injury prevention and management (  She has played Ultimate since 1999 and coached college ultimate since 2003.  Jamie started at Stanford then went to UCLA for med school, and now coaches Stanford.  Jamie retired from women’s club Ultimate last season after playing at Worlds with the club team she helped start Zeitgeist.  Jamie is now focusing on starting a bay area women’s masters team called Dark Horse.

The rigorous Club season is over for the year, and as climates crawl to chill, what can Ultimate players do to recover, and properly take time off without losing yourself and your abilities to the ol’ nintendobox.

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