7 Quick and Healthy Meals to Fuel Sports Active Youths

Your young athlete needs nutritious food to keep them fueled for the physical demands of their active lifestyle. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy for parents to cook meals that you would typically find on an elite athlete’s daily menu.  However, some of the...

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Artificial Turf: What Is It and Is It Safe for Our Kids?

Artificial turf is primarily a surface made of fake grass. Also referred to as artificial lawn, it is constructed to mimic the appearance of a real lawn. The “grass” is made of synthetic fibers or yarn which are typically polyethylene or polypropylene. There are...

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5 Nutrients and Minerals for Kids Who Are Active in Sports

All children need enough nutrients and minerals to meet their dietary needs. The best way for them to achieve this is to consume the right foods. If your child is a young athlete, you’ll need to ensure they’re eating the right foods that will keep them fueled enough...

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6 Ways to Lower the Costs on Your Kid’s Sports

One of the top reasons why kids quit sports has nothing to do with their lack of interest but with a shortage of funds. The sad reality is that many parents cannot afford the costs involved in sports participation. Between the uniform, equipment, and travel expenses,...

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion?

Many parents are pulling their kids out of athletic programs because they worry about how the increased level of competition in today's sports makes them more prone to injuries, particularly concussions. Concussions are mild traumatic brain injuries that affect proper...

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How to Coach Kids to Play for Fun and Not for Winning

According to an article published in The Washington Post, 70% of kids quit sports by age 13 because “it’s just not fun anymore.” Reality is that as kids age, the level of competition gets more intense. Suddenly, the goal is no longer to have fun but to win. As the...

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Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes: A Quick Guide

To support the developmental demands of a growing child or teen, parents should ensure that they are consuming a healthy diet the meets their nutritional needs. While youth athletes are always on the go and lead busy lives that juggle athletics, academics, and social...

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6 Success Tips for Youth Sports League Administrators

Thousands of youth sports organizations exist all across the country. They cater to all sports and come in all sizes. Some are well-funded and sponsored while others need the collective efforts of its community to ensure that it thrives. Big or small, youth sports...

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Children and Sports: How Young Is Too Young?

Many parents today hear stories about how Tiger Woods swung his first golf club at age 2. Then there’s Serena Williams who picked up her first tennis racket at just 4 years old and Shaun White who, at the age of 7, already had a snowboarding sponsorship. Parents with...

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