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The Sedentary Youth Athlete: Is Your Child Moving Enough?

Students here in my home state of Vermont have already enjoyed three snow days this month. If you're unfamiliar with cold weather states, snow days...

Sleep: The Totally Legal P.E.D. Most Teen Athletes Totally Ignore

Sleep is one of the most overlooked ingredients in sports. I spent 13 years coaching at West Point and I saw firsthand the difference that proper s...

You May Be 'Stuck' in Extension. Here's Why It's Disastrous for Performance

If you can't relax, you can't recover. If you can't recover, you can't handle more training volume. If you can't handle tougher training, your p...

The Surprising Impact Your Gut Has on Mental Health

We think so much about nutrition when it comes to our physical health, such as how many calories or grams of protein we need to consume to gain this m...

Less Than Half of American Children Get Enough Sleep Each Night. How Do We Fix It?

How much sleep is enough for children? According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, nine hours a night is the magic number. New research pre...