Competing Well Begins With The Way You Think

Competing Well Begins With The Way You Think How well athletes perform has much to do with how well they prepare beforehand, both physically and mentally. While it’s easier to stress the physical aspects of preparation (like dynamic stretching, warming up, and staying hydrated) coaches should not underestimate the impact that good mental preparation can…

Pre-Game Hydration For Youth Athletes FAQ

Pre-Game Hydration For Youth Athletes FAQ Pre-exercise hydration can be a confusing topic for youth sports parents and coaches. Most people know that it is important, but the specifics of ‘why’ are murky.  “How much water should my athletes be drinking before practices and games?”, “When should they start and stop drinking fluids before competing?”,…

Running Toward Bullying Prevention

Running Toward Bullying Prevention For National Bullying Prevention Month, TrueSport spoke with 12-year-old Jolay Reed to get her perspective on bullying. A seventh grader from North Middle School in Colorado Springs, Co., Jolay is an avid athlete who enjoys competing in both track and field and basketball. For Jolay, the definition of a bully is…