California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports + MORE

California Senator wants to ban tobacco from youth sports Out in California, lawmakers and State Senator Richard Pan are trying to introduce a new bill that would change everything in youth sports. No, it doesn’t have to do with goal-scoring or rule changes on the field; instead, it has everyt.... More »
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5 Reasons to Celebrate This Year + MORE

Gary was complaining to his friend Steve about his upcoming birthday. He was about to turn 40. “No way,” Steve said. “I turned 50 a couple of years ago and it’s all good. 50 is the new 30!” That helped Gary. Steve was having a great experience because he was living forward, getting more in.... More »
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Sports Award Certificates + MORE

Go To Sports Award Certificates The post Sports Award Certificates appeared first on Sports Feel Good Stories. .... More »

Appreciating All the First Experiences of Your Kids + MORE

  There have been many firsts for me as a dad. The first time we found out we were going to have a baby. The first time the doctor said, “It’s a boy!” And the first time we dropped our daughter off at kindergarten (almost all three of us were in tears!). Even with multiple children, it is.... More »
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Pitch Smart Recommendations for Youth Baseball

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Young pitchers are at risk for arm injuries due to a number of factors, and pitching while fatigued is perhaps the biggest risk for injury MLB’s Pitch Smart gu.... More »
For this Spotlight Interview, we asked Coach Rick W. a few questions. Coach Rick coaches running and track and field with CoachUp. He has DI and DII college running and track and field coaching experience and was an All-American in D1 cross country.
Tell us about yourself.
I ran cross country and track & field starting as a sophomore in high school through college and for three years competitively after college…

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Only about a quarter of youth aged 12 to 15 years get the 60 minutes per day of moderate-to-vigorous exercise recommended in the 2008 Physical Activity Guidelines, finds a new study.[1]  
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Every HS coach wants to put forth his or her best line-up on the field. That’s only natural and to be expected. After all, it’s the nature of competitive sports.
But what about an assistant varsity coach who consciously decides that the team’s best line-up includes…her? Even if she’s ineligible?
Apparently, that’s what happened a couple of weeks ago at Desoto County HS in southern Florida when Juany Gonzales, an asst varsity coach for the girls’ soccer program, found herself playing in a game against rival HS, Lemon Bay HS…

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