The Shortest Workout + MORE

The Shortest Workout + MORE

TRENDS IN SPORTS: What Parents Need to Know about Youth Hockey + MORE

I really can’t recall the last time I did a WFAN show on the sport of youth and travel team hockey. Which is curious, because for years, ice hockey was the poster child for everything that was wrong about over-the-top and obnoxious sports parents…concerns about a kid’s playing time…t.... More »
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Tips To Find A Sports Medicine Specialist + MORE

By Dev K. Mishra, M.D. President, Sideline Sports Doc Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University Key Points: Sports medicine specialists have specific training in working with health conditions affecting athletes and sports performance Family and friends can be a very g.... More »

Philadelphia Eagles Chris Long Donates Entire Salary to Charity + MORE

At a time when football players and fans are experiencing more division, Eagles’ defensive lineman Chris Long has set a new example. Long is donating his 2017 base salary to specific educational institutions – a total of 16 paychecks. The money will donate educational organizations focused o.... More »

6 Memories You Absolutely Must Make With Your Athlete Before He Quits Playing Sports

Part of the fun in youth sports is all the memories you will make with your athlete. You’ll have lots to reminisce and laugh about when your kids are older. After 22 years of being a sports mom, there’s some specific memories that stand out. Can I encourage you to look beyond the usual .... More »

PARENTS V. COACHES: Coping with Parental Expectations for their Athletes

I’ve given this a great deal of thought, and of all the crucial issues confronting youth and amateur sports, I think the growing concern of coping with unrealistic parental expectations may be at the very epicenter of all the problems that coaches and parents face today. Yes, of course, issues.... More »

As a sports dietitian, I rely on the
research of exercise physiologists and sports scientists who study the best
ways for competitive athletes to fuel their bodies to optimize their
performance. John Ivy PhD, Professor Emeritus at the University of Texas-Austin
and author of Nutrient Timing, is one
such researcher…

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The Shortest Workout

flag football tournaments 1490789718 1547313858 The Shortest Workout + MOREBy Dev Mishra, M.D.
President, Sideline Sports Doc
Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, Stanford University
Key Points: 

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a training technique that minimizes the amount of time training for fitness but seems to provide the maximum result
When performed properly HIIT can be safe and effective for young athletes
Spending less practice time on conditioning yet getting fitter athletes could actually result in more practice time available for skill building and playing the sport

As a kid I hated “training” for a sport…

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