Make sure your kids are developing healthy eating and sleeping habits so that they can succeed on and off the field.
Find out what they find fun about their sports — and what they don’t enjoy. Then you can start to adjust their experience.
The basic supplement question is: If you are deficient, what led to that deficiency and what dietary changes will you make to resolve the issue so that it doesn't happen again?
For coaches and trainers, I offer this: Make it mandatory that your athletes have at least 32 ounces of water at every practice or game (or as weather conditions dictate), as well as have a cooler of water readily available to your athletes.
"The development of sleep tracking has been a huge benefit for people, especially athletes, for understanding and optimizing their personal sleep needs.”
If the athletes are rewarded for their performances in the way of sweets or fast food, it must be stressed that they should only receive these treats after their game and not as a replacement for regular meals.
The CLF published a white paper that details the supporting research showing why 14 years of age was selected as the appropriate milestone for young football players to begin engaging in full contact, tackle football.
Overuse injuries as a kid may lead to health problems down the road, like osteoarthritis and chronic pain. But he adds that inactivity should never be an option.
There are a lot of demands placed on our children athletically and nutrition is a way we can really help.
Many sports injuries are a direct result of performing the same action over and over again. Sports injury prevention focuses on reducing these repetitive movements, when possible.
Proper hydration is a physiologically-mediated behavioral drive which can be consciously overridden by inappropriate advice.
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