Mental Fitness: The Key to Reaching Your Athletic Goals and Supporting Overall Wellbeing

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To become a competitive young athlete, it is vital that you are physically fit. Most young athletes become physically fit out of a love for the sport and may just aim to improve their techniques, skills or specific measures of physical fitness that are relevant for their sport. Specific fitness measures vary from sport toRead More »Mental Fitness: The Key to Reaching Your Athletic Goals and Supporting Overall Wellbeing
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3 Healthy Energy Drinks for Young Athletes

Young athletes have busy lives. In addition to fulfilling the regular expectations for young people – school and schoolwork, social life, family time, going to summer camp, and resting – they also spend a significant proportion of their life training, preparing for training, and recuperating from training. With busy lives comes a greater energy demand.Read More »3 Healthy Energy Drinks for Young Athletes

8 Ways Young Athletes Can Stay Healthy While at Home

Even as restrictions are slowly lifted across the different continents after the world has been struck by the coronavirus, we are still encouraged to limit outings as much as possible. This helps reduce the risk of a second wave of the virus. Nonetheless, as the school year comes to a close, and after several months of home-schooling, many young athletes who were looking forward to summer programs have been faced with a painful reality; many summer athletic programs have been canceled or postponed, or at best, limited (we do still have a few soccer summer camps options available for this… Read More »8 Ways Young Athletes Can Stay Healthy While at Home

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Why Your Youth Athlete Needs to Get Enough Sleep

It’s no secret that regardless of your age or what you have going on in your life, everybody needs a good night’s rest. However, this is especially true for youth athletes and those training for an important game or competition. There are many benefits to getting enough sleep in relation to sports performance, such as improving accuracy, speed, and reaction time – all factors that could make or break winning a game. Simply put, if you don’t get enough sleep, then you can’t play well. Most people agree that getting enough sleep is an integral part of overall health and… Read More »Why Your Youth Athlete Needs to Get Enough Sleep

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Why Isn’t My Child Sleeping Well? How to Help Children and Adolescents Sleep Better

We are well aware of the importance of healthy eating and exercising, but do we take getting proper rest into consideration? Many children and adolescents don’t get enough sleep or sleep poorly, which may lead to numerous sleep disorders. This post will provide you with some common reasons why many children and adolescents don’t sleep well. It will show the consequences of poor rest, and give simple steps to take for helping you and your family sleep better. Here are some other articles for youth athletes that you might be interested in: Nutrition for high school athletes | 5 Rules… Read More »Why Isn’t My Child Sleeping Well? How to Help Children and Adolescents Sleep Better

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7 Tips for Getting Psyched up Before a Big Game

The big game is just weeks, days or hours away, but your palms become sweaty and your mind races every time you think of stepping on to the court or field. You’re excited about the day finally comes, and you’re using that drive you to train as hard as you can. BUT you want to make sure you focus that energy effectively and ensure you are the best player you can be on game day. What are the best ways to get psyched up before a big game? How can you channel those nervous jitters and transform them into focus… Read More »7 Tips for Getting Psyched up Before a Big Game

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How to recover from soccer injuries

Regardless of how skilled, strong and athletic you are; you may sustain a soccer injury. Even the healthiest, most agile soccer players get injured – soccer can be an unpredictable sport, and accidents can happen. It only takes the slightest of bumps, trips or slips for you to potentially pull a muscle, or even break a bone. It is therefore important that you understand how to recover from injuries effectively. Effective recovery means that you can remain healthy. Furthermore, it means that you can return to the pitch and start playing the sport you love as quickly as possible. In… Read More »How to recover from soccer injuries

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Caring for Young Athletes during the Coronavirus Pandemic

In the wake of the Coronavirus Pandemic, the sports world has come to a complete halt. Almost all sporting events, games, and competitions across the globe have been canceled or postponed. Sports events and summer sports camps for young athletes are no exception. Coronavirus affects young athletes too. While athletes everywhere are struggling to dealRead More »Caring for Young Athletes during the Coronavirus Pandemic
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Fitness & Conditioning for young soccer players

In modern sport, fitness and conditioning are hugely important. Professional athletes are stronger, faster, and better conditioned than ever before. Furthermore, developments in sports science and technology mean we have access to more tools to aid our development. While fitness is important for adults, it is also vital for the long-term development and well-being of young athletes. Even if you don’t want to become a professional soccer player, improving your fitness and conditioning has many benefits. You will feel better and have more energy. You will also improve your quality of life. We know that trying to create a fitness… Read More »Fitness & Conditioning for young soccer players