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How Obstacle Courses Can Reintroduce Play to America's Kids

Kids crave movement. They want to jump, skip, climb, sprint, crawl, dive and tumble. They want to explore what their bodies are capable of, even if...

Reminder for Aspiring College Athletes: You Should Actually Like the School You Choose

My job as a college counselor has allowed me to work with a number of aspiring college student-athletes. Each of them have different ideas and desires...

Soccer Legend Kristine Lilly on the Missing Ingredient in Youth Sports

Kristine Lilly is one of the greatest women's soccer players of all time. Her 352 career caps are the most of any player, man or women, in internat...

Why Chasing Six-Pack Abs Shouldn't Be a High Priority for Athletes

Do you want to look good or perform good? Some of the world's top athletes have six-pack abs. Some of them don't. Despite what the common perceptio...

Is Your Kid Missing Key Components of Athleticism? Use These 3 Tests to Find Out

Believe your kid is a great athlete? See if they can do these three things: Catch and throw a ball with both hands Do a somersault Run b...