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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.

Do Student Athletes Need Extra Sleep?

By National Sleep Foundation 03/19/2019, 12:00pm CDT

Besides improving physical energy and mental stamina during practices and games, sleep can improve skills specific to various activities.

Six Keys to Lowering Your Risk of a Knee Injury

By Jill Wosmek, USA Volleyball 03/19/2019, 12:00pm CDT

No matter the activity or the body part we’re analyzing, a proper warm-up is essential! We need to prep our tissues for the work ahead of them.

How to Fuel Your Young Athlete

By Super Healthy Kids 03/18/2019, 12:00pm CDT

It is IMPERATIVE to begin the day with proper hydration and a nutrient dense breakfast.

The Vegetarian Athlete

By Kristi Lees, Body Building 03/15/2019, 12:00pm CDT

The thing that people fail to realize is that many foods other than meat are an excellent source of protein.

Practice Changes to Protect Youth Football Players

By Kelly Dudzik, WGRZ 03/13/2019, 12:00pm CDT

"We said this is a good idea, and this is a way that, you know, football should be going because it does make it safer," 

Strategies to Get Kids to Exercise

By The Morning Sun 03/08/2019, 12:00pm CST

Young children may not be ready to lift weights or run on the treadmill, but parents can embrace kid-friendly exercises, such as walking and cycling.

Sports Nutrition Advice for Vegan, Vegetarian High School Athletes

By D. Enette Larson-Meyer, Ph.D., National Federation of State High School Associations 03/07/2019, 12:00pm CST

Daily energy needs vary among girls and boys, and further depend on the athlete’s body size, body composition, training regimen, growth and general activity pattern.

Gracie Gold Talks ‘Mental Health Crisis,’ Return to Figure Skating

By Nick Zaccardi, NBC Sports 03/05/2019, 12:00pm CST

“If I didn’t [try to come back], I felt like I would regret it forever,” she said. “I would just be more unhappy if I didn’t go for it than if I did and it didn’t work out.”

Training the Mind for Growth

By Karch Kiraly, USA Volleyball 03/05/2019, 12:00pm CST

Embrace a growth mindset and go for it! You can be a much better passer, and with enough effort and purposeful practice, you will be.

Health Benefits for Children Who Play Sports

By Athnet 02/26/2019, 12:00pm CST

One key factor for children and sports is ensuring that they participate at a proper rate. Parents and coaches hold most of the responsibility with this, and there is a fine line

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