Sometimes there is victory in just finishing. When I talk in this video about working through the pain, I’m also referring to the emotional stress. Sometimes that hurts more than the physical.
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A lot of coaches regularly employ punishment as a "teaching" tool with their athletes and teams. If the team/athlete fails to execute well, makes a lot of mistakes or loses, the coach punishes them with more physically brutal practices, extra trainings and usually extra, long hard conditioning.
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Even though adolescents spend less than 5 percent of their time at school engaging in physical activity, according to a new study, such time accounts for almost half of their overall exercise, and was still 20 minutes than the amount experts recommend.
Researchers looked at data from 549 healthy adolescents between the ages of 12 and 16 in Baltimore, Md…
Just because it’s getting snowy outside doesn’t mean that you can’t work on your softball skills around the clock! Given the softball field’s smaller dimensions, the fielders must be focused, prepared, and trained for every situation — that way, you can react appropriately and make the play without much second thought…