Student athletes getting back in shape as school approaches

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With practices beginning in less than three weeks, many high school athletes are in full stride by now, working vigorously, conditioning themselves for muggy August two-a-days and ultimately, for the long grind of the season that awaits.

Mike Tivinis, an ambitious rising senior at Masconomet Regional High School, has been preparing for the 2013 campaign since the 2012 season came to a close.

As a member of Mike Boyle’s Strength and Conditioning fitness center—chosen as the No. 1 gym in America by Men’s Health Magazine in 2010—the running back has been working intensely to prepare himself, taking part in the gym’s winter, spring and summer sessions.

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