kids

Nervous about jumping into youth coaching? There’s no need. Here are some tips if you're just getting started.
What if we can’t get that much needed sleep? Does it have to mean the end of our gym gains?
If homework time triggers headaches for the whole family, consider adding a little exercise into the mix.
I'm a big believer in starting children while they're young. Here's why RDLs are my favorite exercise.
Teaching kids how to do the Olympic lifts is different from teaching adults. Change your cues accordingly.
Young athletes don't always realize the impact their training will have on their future. Here's how to protect them.
Receiving the initial diagnosis of Sever’s disease can be scary, but with proper treatment it shouldn't have lasting effects.
High-top shoes have stopped performing their primary function of protecting an athlete’s ankles and have now become an aesthetic choice.
I'm not going to give you the usual boring advice. Instead, I'm here to offer some not-so-expected tips on how to handle kids.
Developing fine motor skills will help your kids excel in their sport. Here are some Montessori-inspired tips for building these skills.
“You gotta eat your vegetables.” This mantra doesn't have to lead to tears, tantrums, and arguments.
The off-season does not mean an athlete should not train. So if it doesn’t mean taking time off, what does it mean?
The term “sensitive period” refers to a certain age or period in a child’s life in which they are more receptive to some types of learning than others.
Adolescent athletes don't have to warm the bench just because they're going through a growth spurt.
The myth remains that weightlifting prevents growth of the bones, and young athletes will remain short.
Some people might applaud the concept of playing a sport through pain and injury. I am not one of them.
I didn't train as hard as I would have liked to this week, but I did get to coach a group of kids at a tournament.