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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.

Easy Nutrition for the Goal-Oriented Swimmer

By Abbie Fish, Ritter Sports Performance 12/12/2018, 12:00pm CST

Practice reading your food labels and try to identify the amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats actually make up what you are eating.

The Cause and Solution for Overcoming Mental Blocks In Sports

By Mental Toughness Trainer 12/11/2018, 12:00pm CST

The simple answer to this question is you reduce stress, which in sports generally means reduce pressure.

Nutrition and Accountability

By Kane Sivesind, CSCS, Athletes' Acceleration 12/10/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Rethinking Why Your Body Hurts

By Austin Einhorn, The Art of Coaching Volleyball 12/07/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

Why It’s So Important to Feed Kids Well During Growth Spurts

By Casey Seidenberg, The Washington Post 12/06/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

How to Prevent a Cold and Keep Your Kid From Getting Sick

By Ginny Graves, Parents 12/05/2018, 12:00pm CST

It makes sense to dress your children warmly when the temperature is low, but a jacket won't keep them from getting sick.

Seven Science-Backed Ways to Speed Up Recovery From Hockey

By Dan Garner, Hockey Training 12/03/2018, 12:00pm CST

When you master your input, you master your recovery, and when you master your recovery, you master your hockey performance.

Preventing Sports-Related Injuries Is Important at Any Age

By Kaiser Permanente, Statesman Journal 11/30/2018, 12:00pm CST

“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.”

Muscle Cramps — More Than Just Dehydration

By Brandon Erickson, MD, American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine 11/29/2018, 12:00pm CST

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.

How to Stop Leg Muscle Cramps

By Healthline 11/28/2018, 12:00pm CST

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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