Do’s And Don’ts Of Supplements For Young Athletes + MORE

Do’s And Don’ts Of Supplements For Young Athletes + MORE

CoachUp Coach Antwon Hicks to run at the Rio Olympics

CoachUp Coach Antwon Hicks to run at the Rio Olympics (Shoutout to Making of Champions for their awesome photo + video!) CoachUp is excited to announce that Antwon Hicks, a member of our family and exceptional CoachUp Coach, has qualified for the 2016 Rio Olympics. Hicks, who will be competing in th.... More »

Iowa Hawkeyes Start a New Tradition by Waving to the Children’s Hospital

What would you think if you saw the entire crowd at a packed football stadium waving to the children’s hospital behind them? Sports have long been seen as something that the ordinary people look up to for inspiration and encouragement. Whatever they are going through, they look up to their fav.... More »

SPORTS PARENTING: Is It Okay for Our Young Athletes to Fail in Sports?

As many of you know, I was on vacation last week. That break gave me some time to catch up on a lot of email and articles, and during my time off, one parenting column in particular – written by a parenting reporter from CNN, Kelly Wallace —  caught my eye. The column’s headline was: Why .... More »
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The “10,000 Hour Rule” And Young Athletes

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: The “10,000 Hour Rule” is adapted from a classic 1993 publication from Anders Ericsson and is widely quoted a the number of hours one must deliberately pract.... More »
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8 Steps to Seamless Youth Sports Fundraising + MORE

This post is sponsored by TeamSnap, a company that does its very best to make back-to-school sports as easy as possible by providing the best tools to help teams and parents run their organizations smoothly. It’s back-to-school time! And one of the first orders of business for sports teams wi.... More »

New Book by Youth Sports Advocate–Bob Bigelow

– InstituteForSportCoaching.com

I worked with Bob when I lived in the Boston area 2004-2014. He was doing LTAD before it was popular! Highly recommend his new ebook for any sport parent or youth sport coach/administrator.
Bob Bigelow, former college and NBA player, has advocated for youth sports reform for over 25 years, conducting hundreds of community talks, and making numerous conference and media appearances since 1990…

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youth sports 1467747639 1915108499 Do’s And Don’ts Of Supplements For Young Athletes + MOREBy Dev K. Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points:

Supplement use in high school aged athletes is very common, especially amongst male athletes
Whenever possible get your “supplement” from food first, for example, lean meats and tofu are excellent natural sources
If you do buy, get your supplements from a highly reputable manufacturer to avoid the chance that you are inadvertently consuming something that is banned or dangerous

Last week I wrote about painkillers and how to use them occasionally, as well as some cautions…

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