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An Open Letter to Youth Athletes

This article originally appeared on EricaSuter.com Dear Youth Athlete, You're not a soccer player. You're not a basketball player. You're ...

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...

Why Wrestlers Make Awesome Football Players

John Madden once said he wished all his offensive linemen had a wrestling background.  For good reason. While the connection between football a...

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...

New Study Reveals What Actually Makes Youth Sports Fun for Kids

A poll from the National Alliance of Youth Sports found 70 percent of U.S. kids stop playing organized sports by the age of 13. The No. 1 reason? ...