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

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

3 Ways to Deal With Young Athletes Who Complain and Whine

Do you often have to listen to young athletes who complain? As a parent, one of the most annoying moods to put up with is that of a whining child. It used to drive me crazy, but it’s the source of the whining that should be the most bothersome for parents. When your child whines,...Read M.... More »
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Top Mistakes Parents Make Before a Game

What Parents Shouldn’t Do Before a Game Parents, to boost your kids’ confidence and help them focus prior to games, it’s critical to know what to do and say before a game. It may not be obvious how to act and what to say. Let’s start with some basic ideas for your pregame behavior: .... More »
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CoachUp Introduces The +1 Program: Save Money, Train More + MORE

CoachUp Introduces The +1 Program: Save Money, Train More At CoachUp, we’re always looking for ways to improve your training and efforts to become the best athlete you can be. We understand that your training comes from different budgets, time constraints, and academic pursuits, but our +1 Program.... More »
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How to Stop Procrastinating? Draw on Your Personal Strengths!

Parents who would like to help their children learn how to stop procrastinating and start achieving their greatest goals are invited to share this article with them, and chat about it, too. It’s written to help children and teens understand and manage their avoidance behaviors. Hopefully it will .... More »

5 Things Any Parent Can Do at Home to Help Make the Next Sports Season Your Child’s Best

This post is sponsored by CoachTube, a marketplace for learning and teaching online sports where athletes and coaches are mastering new skills taught by the top 1% of coaches.   Many parents assume that the season will be shaped solely by what happens at their child’s practice. But the h.... 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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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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