Make sure your kids are developing healthy eating and sleeping habits so that they can succeed on and off the field.
Practice reading your food labels and try to identify the amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats actually make up what you are eating.
The simple answer to this question is you reduce stress, which in sports generally means reduce pressure.
Our athletes were performing better than ever, feeling good and eating great foods. The daily reminders really kept us on their mind and helped change their nutritional habits.
When relating this to injury, tearing down a factory is the same as athletes tearing their ACL. Getting surgery is rebuilding the same factory because the mind has not been addressed.
Protein is the building block of all tissue such as muscles, bones, heart, lungs, skin, and hair. The average teen needs ½ gram of protein per pound of body weight.
It makes sense to dress your children warmly when the temperature is low, but a jacket won't keep them from getting sick.
When you master your input, you master your recovery, and when you master your recovery, you master your hockey performance.
“Maintaining good muscle balance and strength prior to competition is a great idea, and it’s been shown in research to reduce the risk of sports injuries on the field.”
Preventive programs focused primarily on stretching, as well as on proper hydration, muscle health and adequate conditioning are crucial for athletes to decrease the risk of muscle cramps.
If you regularly have leg cramps that aren’t related to a more serious condition, you might try adding more magnesium to your diet.
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