How to Get Young Athletes to Eat Well for Sports + MORE

How to Get Young Athletes to Eat Well for Sports + MORE
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Parents, are you ready for back-to-school? Teachers, would you like to share some great parenting articles with student’s families?  This popular list of back-to-school articles is updated each year. It contains some of the latest thinking and research on learning, achievement, family well-be.... More »
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How to Tap into Your Athletes’ Personal Motives for Sports Participation + MORE

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Texas Youth Football Program: Ten Ways It Is Walking The Talk On Safety

Participation in youth sports in general, and in youth football in particular, is on the decline in some parts of the nation.  One of the biggest factors driving the decline is a concern about injuries.  Lots of youth sports programs say they want to improve safety, but how many are actually m.... More »
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12 Negative Thoughts Holding You and Your Child Back + MORE

Negative Thoughts are hard to ignore. They affect all areas of our lives, and when it comes to youth sports, it seems parents are especially susceptible to it. Author Steven Covey says that “We are addicted to our thoughts. We cannot change anything if we cannot change our thinking.” The.... More »

How to Get Young Athletes to Eat Well for Sports

– positiveparentingsolutions.com

Parents want their young athletes to feel good, eat well, and perform their best. But that’s not always easy to accomplish when you’re dealing with hungry, growing bodies, different food preferences, and food temptations around every corner.

I’ve heard a variety of food complaints from parents:

“Every time I look at Ryan, he’s eating fruit snacks or cookies!”

“Emily is starving all the time…

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By Doug Abrams
 
Two reports published last week renew concerns about the harmful effects of overweight and obesity among children and adults. The reports track a perfect storm that threatens the present and future health of today’s younger generation…

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Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski is one of the best beat reporters in sports media, breaking news constantly as he covers the NBA for Yahoo Sports and Fox Sports 1. In the wake of the NBA Draft last month, GQ ran a Q&A with Woj about how he does his job.
I liked Wojnarowski’s answer when GQ’s Clay Skipper asked him about tweeting out draft picks before they were announced by NBA commissioner Adam Silver, a practice that some fans don’t like…

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