Don't Race: The Cost of Early Athletic Specialization
Ask yourself whether the cost of pushing children down the path of expected elite performance is worth it. Because all the statistics say it isn’t.
What Parents Need to Know About Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Keeping an eye out for this particular knee pain common to youth athletes is critical for both parents and coaches.
Breaking Up With Your Child's Coach: It's Not You, It's Me
Discover how to identify if it's time to find a different coach for your child and what steps to take.
Teaching Youth to Enjoy the Art of Weightlifting
Don't let the weightlifting enthusiasm in your youth slip through your fingers, instead learn how to keep them engaged.
The 2 Coaching Styles: Choose What's Best For Your Kid
If you're wading through the mess of choosing a coach for your child, don't worry, there's help.
5 Ways to Develop the Fighting Spirit in Youth Athletes
Get youth athletes headed in the right direction and keep despair at bay.
Avoiding the Bad Coach: A Parent's Guide
Trust your instincts and identify the warning signs of a coach who is on the wrong track.
Coaches: Learn How to Keep Young Shoulders Healthy
Avoid potential injury in young weightlifters by employing these four shoulder exercises before it's too late.
3 Steps to Nip Youth Performance Anxiety in the Bud
Coaches and parents, help youth identify and conquer sports performance anxiety.
Challenge Youth With Strength Training - Why Not?
Coaches, don't let the sun set on the potential of youth weightlifting before its potential is discovered.
More Than Just a Funny Bone: Preventing Growth Plate Injury
Learn how to quickly identify and avoid growth plate injuries in adolescent and children's sports.
Energy Drinks Are Bad Juju for Kids
Energy drink consumption is risky for adolescents and you need to know why.
4 Exercises to Prevent Knee and Back Pain in Youth Athletes
Young athletes don't always realize the impact their training will have on their future. Here's how to protect them.
Sever's Disease: The Pain of Adolescent Growth Spurts
Receiving the initial diagnosis of Sever’s disease can be scary, but with proper treatment it shouldn't have lasting effects.
School Isn't Just for the Mind - It's Also for the Body
A school is supposed to nourish a student in every way. But all signs point to how caretakers in the education field are failing us.
A 5-Step Approach to Training During Adolescent Growth Spurts
Adolescent athletes don't have to warm the bench just because they're going through a growth spurt.
The Real and Present Danger of Overtraining Youth Athletes
We are neglecting our children. We are failing to care for them properly and allowing them to overtrain - with lifelong consequences.
Beyond the Body: How Fitness and the Brain Serve Each Other
Self esteem, psyching up, and life lessons. These are all ways that fitness interacts with our minds beyond the physical scope of the gym.
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