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Youth Athlete Heat Recovery

Youth Athlete Heat Recovery During summer youth sports camps, coaches should keep a close eye on young athletes to make sure they consume the necessary fluids, calories, and electrolytes to stay hydrated and maintain good energy levels. But to get your young athlete ready for another full day of exercising in the sun tomorrow, keep…

Sleeping More And Training Less

Youth Sport Recovery: Sleep More, Train Less In sports, it’s easy to fall prey to the bogus mindset of ‘more is more’: that the number of hours of hard work an athlete puts into their sports, the exponentially better their skills will become. But research has repeatedly shown that scheduled periods of time for rest…

Recovery During Sports Tournaments

Recovery During Sports Tournaments Day and weekend-long tournaments are a staple of modern youth sport, especially in soccer, lacrosse, baseball, and basketball. But there’s a reason these multiple-games-in-a-day events aren’t common beyond the youth level: they take a toll on athletes’ bodies, and the more an athlete plays in a fatigued state the more vulnerable…

Overcoming Injury For Youth Athletes

Overcoming Injury For Youth Athletes Sports injuries are inevitable. For younger athletes, having to quit playing sports due to injury can be extremely disheartening. Often, overcoming injury for youth athletes is a long, frustrating process that not only takes a toll physically, but also mentally. Recovery time varies by severity, sport, and the athlete’s background.…