I was a gymnast for 15 years, my husband was a wrestler, and we both competed collegiately at Rutgers University. Obviously, we are advocates of organized sports. 831 more words
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I am excited for my child to play on your team. As you put in hours and hours of your time preparing for the game, and I put in hours and hours watching the results, I would ask you to remember that there are some very specific things I want my child to experience as he plays youth sports this year. 616 more words
There is an alarming trend taking place in youth sports, and the scariest thing is that, from the surface, it seems harmless. More and more young people have decided to go the route of specialization, choosing to tie themselves to only one sport from an early age rather than learn and enjoy a variety of athletic ventures. 835 more words
Question: What should I eat before I exercise or play sports?
Answer: This is a question athletes of all ages and abilities most commonly ask when I’m presenting a sports nutrition workshop. 1,066 more words
At the youth sports level, the majority of your coaches are just volunteers doing their best. Which means they are trying to navigate the field and strategy just as their athletes are. 727 more words