adolescent sports

Adolescent athletes don't have to warm the bench just because they're going through a growth spurt.
We are neglecting our children. We are failing to care for them properly and allowing them to overtrain - with lifelong consequences.
Self esteem, psyching up, and life lessons. These are all ways that fitness interacts with our minds beyond the physical scope of the gym.
By identifying time-saving tips and techniques and strategies, the student athlete can succeed academically, as well as athletically.
Unfortunately, many people who skip breakfast are those who need it most - young and growing athletes.
Teach children weightlifting while they are in their early fearless stage and you will watch them become quickly accustomed to the lifts.
Looking back from my current stage of life, much has now changed for youth weightlifters.
Youth athletes may benefit from adding a simple bodyweight program to their training, says a new study.
If youth are not miniature adults, why do we continue to subject kids to a watered-down adult sports model?
This program is for developing movement in adolescents, first and foremost. Learning proper weight lifting will increase coordination and strength, and therefore create a better athlete in any sport.
Using your time and energy effectively as a youth sports coach is vital. Making sure you can communicate and deal with all of your players will make your efforts all that more effective.
While it's natural that a young athlete does not want to go to practice on occasion, it's a problem when the child rarely wants to go. Here's a look at why this happens and how it can be solved.
Coaches of teenagers deal with a giant set of issues unique to that of any other coaches, but the greatest challenge of them all is communication with their athletes.
For young athletes, the Olympic Games can represent their future hopes and dreams. It can also be a source of valuable lessons in sportsmanship, spirit, and achievement.
A new study found adding plyometrics into an adolescent soccer program improved the players' performance in general physical fitness assessments.
CrossFit is great for kids but it's essential that trainers understand the changes in muscles, bones, and hormones that kids undergo in order to keep them safe and healthy.
By age fourteen, girls are dropping out of sports at two times the rate of boys. Fast and Female was founded to expose girls to sports-related activities and provide female athletes as role models.