Should There Be Equal Playing Time in Youth Sports?

Equal playing time is a major topic for discussion when talking about youth sports. While some coaches and parents, view it as a way to win games and develop only the most promising players, others don’t agree. They argue that playing sports at the youth level should...

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5 Most Charitable Pro Athletes

A pro athlete isn’t born overnight. It takes a lot of hard work, sacrifice, and perseverance to become successful. It also requires a considerable amount of support from their family, friends, coaches, and their entire community. Athletes are aware of this. That’s why...

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Impact of Social Media on Young Athletes

It’s hard to find someone who isn’t on social media these days. Everywhere you turn someone is chatting, posting, liking or sharing something on their phone. While you may remember a time when such a thing didn’t exist; for millennial athletes, social media is a...

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Should My High School Athlete Be Taking Supplements?

When our children were younger, sports were more about having fun and making friends. But by the time they reach high school, sports become increasingly more competitive, and teen athletes start to think of their futures and how games play a role. Even their parents...

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7 Smart Strategies to Get Ready for Tryouts

Tryouts offer kids an excellent opportunity to show their skill and potential in a sport they love, and hopefully, be successful in making it on the team. But as exciting as team tryouts can be, expect your child to be full of emotions. Even kids who have natural...

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4 Fundamentals of Being a Youth Sports Referee

With the shortage of sports officials in youth sports, now is a great time to become a referee. It would be a shame if our kids lost the opportunity to play the sports they love because there were no referees or umpires to officiate games. If you’re interested in...

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6 Traits Your Child Could Develop from Joining Youth Sports

Sports will teach your kids so much more than how to have the proper form and technique. And while it’s true that sports participation provides enormous physical benefits, the perks of your child playing games doesn’t end there. The reality is that sports offer your...

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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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