May 30, 2017

You've heard it many times. "My Tommy is just falling behind. He hasn't hit his growth spurt." -or- "My Cindy grew 6 inches in the last year! Talk about a growth spurt!" Here are a few things you should know about your athletes adolescent growth spurt.

Only babies grow...

May 22, 2017

Understanding the role of protein in the body of an athlete is essential to understand how much you need and why.

May 15, 2017

Some people believe kids don't need to warm up. They are just ready to go. While some may be, there are benefits to a solid warmup. Discover them here.

May 8, 2017

Students who exercise excel in school. It's no secret. When students are physically active, they support their mental health and academic performance.

The Evidence

Some gyms are now offering student fitness programs, followed by 15 minutes of study time on their wor...

May 1, 2017

Growth plates are important to adolescent growth, but evidence is mounting that weight training has benefits, even for youth athletes.

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