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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.

Why Distance Runners Should Lift Heavy

By Stack MVP 09/20/2019, 8:00pm CDT

lifting heavy can be the difference-maker distance runners need that keeps them stronger, faster and healthier than their competition.

What Does Magnesium Actually Do for You?

By Christine Byrne, Outside 09/19/2019, 2:30pm CDT

Here is how you can tell if you are getting enough of this essential nutrient in your daily diet. 

3 Homemade Electrolyte Drinks for Better Fueling

By Amanda M. Faison, Outside 09/19/2019, 2:15pm CDT

Making your own delicious performance beverage is as cheap as it is easy

8 Moms Share How They Won Over Their Picky Eater

By Carin Gorrell, SheKnows 09/18/2019, 6:15pm CDT

Steal these tricks and tips for getting your kids to eat what you put on the table.

How Youth Sports Can Help Shield Every Kid—for Life

By Helen Durkin, Psych Central 09/18/2019, 2:00pm CDT

We need to rethink how we can use team sports to bolster the mental health and well-being of our children. The greatest benefit that team sports offer is their capacity to help prepare our youth for managing all that life will throw their way.

Fall Into Autumn With this Butternut Squash Quinoa Salad

By Sara Hillring, USA Triathlon 09/17/2019, 7:15pm CDT

Pack up this recipe for work, take it to the gym for a post-workout meal, or easily bring it with you “on the go” wherever your active lifestyle has you headed next.

First Game Jitters

By Jon Buzby, USA Football 09/16/2019, 7:45pm CDT

Game day is stressful enough without all the butterflies, but they’re unfortunately inevitable. However, like anything in life, if you expect the nerves and plan how to face them then it’ll be a smoother process getting past them.

Hardly anyone trains the natural human movement of alternation. It's an essential component to life. Walking and running is alternating movement.

Does Caffeine Enhance Sports Performance?

By The Real Buzz 09/11/2019, 7:30pm CDT

Current researchers tend to suggest that caffeine almost certainly has an ergogenic influence in some people, in some forms of exercise. In other words, it isn’t a magic bullet. But let’s have a look at who might benefit from caffeine use — and when. 

Do Ice Baths Really Help With Recovery?

By Robert Takla, USA Triathlon 09/11/2019, 1:45pm CDT

This article will focus on cold water immersion (CWI) as a recovery aid. Cold therapy is also used to reduce pain and swelling of an acutely injured joint or muscle.

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