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Make sure your kids are developing healthy eating and sleeping habits so that they can succeed on and off the field.

Bulking Up: How High School Football Players Can Gain Weight in a Healthy Way

By Matt Allibone, York Daily Record 08/15/2019, 1:15pm CDT

When it comes to knowing how much you should bulk up, the consensus is that a player should never sacrifice their explosiveness for pure size. 

What You Need to Know About Disordered Eating in Athletes

By TrueSport 08/15/2019, 10:45am CDT

Here's what you need to know about disordered eating to help your athlete develop a healthy relationship with food and navigate their nutritional choices when it comes to eating to fuel their sport performance.

All of this pressure on kids whose parents are trying to live vicariously through them results in parent and child living in a performance mindset.

Good Question: How Are Kids’ Sports Physicals Different From Regular Ones?

By Heather Brown, CBS Minnesota 08/09/2019, 1:15pm CDT

The sports physical requirement is every three years in Minnesota, but Subramanian recommends a one annually if a student plays sports all year-round, has changes in the family or athletic history or suffers any injuries. 

5 Practical Self-Care Tips For Youth Athletes

By TrueSport 08/09/2019, 9:15am CDT

Help your young athletes develop a stronger mindset to deal with the stresses of sport and daily life by introducing self-care strategies and encouraging them to practice them daily.

Sodium, Muscle Cramps and Sweat Loss: Tips for Sweaty Athletes

By Nancy Clark, momsTEAM 08/08/2019, 7:00pm CDT

So what's a sweaty endurance athlete supposed to do during prolonged exercise?

How to Talk About Mental Wellness With Your Athletes

By TrueSport 08/08/2019, 10:45am CDT

Talking with your athletes about their mental wellbeing will provide them with the tools they need to be healthy people and athletes. Here are five valuable tips from a child and adolescent psychiatric physician to help you start the conversation on mental wellness with your athlete.

Playing it Safe in Youth Sports

By Suzy Frisch, MSP Magazine 08/07/2019, 1:45pm CDT

Concussions are not the only concern for kids in contact sports. Keep your young athletes healthy and healed after injury with these tips.

Knowing what to do and what not to do when preventing sports injuries is a handy knowledge or information to have, even if you are not doing any exercise right now.

While there hasn't been a lot of research involving student-athlete sleep patterns, it's generally accepted that athletic and academic performances improve with improved sleep habits.

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