3 Reasons Why Your Athlete Needs Healthy Boundaries Between school, sports, social activities, and life at home, student-athletes have a lot of responsibilities that are often associated with high expectations and pressure. Knowing how to draw healthy boundaries for themselves is essential to their mental wellbeing and physical health. In her TED Talk, Sarri Gilman,…
Five things parents of youth athletes need to know about steroids, including the difference between corticosteroids and anabolic steroids.
How to Teach Young Athletes to Find Their Pace As you try to instill grit and perseverance in young athletes, you will likely be met with some resistance. Whether it’s a sport that your athlete doesn’t instantly excel at, a team where he or she doesn’t quite fit in, or teammates who are finding more…
Seven quick & easy vegetarian meals for your athlete that are also packed with the nutrients they need to help them reach their sport performance goals.
Here are three red flag phrases that might indicate your athlete is in a risky situation or facing pressure to use performance-enhancing drugs.
You are responsible for making sure that your child knows how to stand up for themselves when they are feeling disrespected within their sport.
Whether you’re a coach or parent to a young athlete, the way that you praise them after a competition can have a deep impact.
As coaches, it’s time to start focusing on how our athletes act and react to wins and losses, and how to create respectful winners.
Five strategies to help your athletes become upstanders instead of bystanders in those complex times when their decision-making skills are tested.
Decision-Making 101 It’s well known that today’s teens are oriented towards ‘the now’ and tend to be more reactionary than judicious when it comes to decision-making. Scientists have discovered that a human brain reaches maximum size during the teenage years (ages 12 -14), yet development of the brain continues for approximately ten more years. What…