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Pre Workout Power Foods

October 11th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

“Protein is the biggest key to muscle building!” Have you heard this before?  It is a common misconception among many college athletes.  Protein shakes and supplements are commonly taken at any time of day to “build muscles.” However, know that carbohydrates, fats, and protein are the keys to strength and endurance. There are times when [...]

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Attention Smoothie Lovers – Meet Kefir!

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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Parents Often Ask

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Read an article in the Darien Patch yesterday and it provoked some interest because we talk about it frequently at VarsityParenting. One of the hardest questions I hear parents ask themselves is, “How involved should I be with my child’s athletics?” They want to know what is OK and what isn’t OK. I wish the [...]

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Who's Monitoring the High School Weight Room?

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

When I talk to Physical Therapists, I always ask, “What concerns do you have about teenage athletes and weight training?” Close to 100% of the time I get a sigh. Here are some responses: grand online casinos “Nobody monitors those kids. There are more injuries created in the weight room because of poor weight lifting [...]

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Spring Try-Outs

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

For the families with athletes, the try-out week can be daunting. So many emotions, schedules, equipment purchases and more. What’s the best way to support your athlete? online casino slot games “Please don’t ask me how I did. That stresses me out. Please make my transition from the field to home stress-free.” “I don’t need [...]

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Perception and Performance

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

A professor from Purdue University and director of the Action-Modulated Perception Lab, Jessica Witt is trying to understand how athletes perceive the basketball hoop or golf hole and whether that helps in their shooting percentages! Check out the psychology behind how we perceive something and how that influences the outcome in this article. online casino [...]

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Who’s Running Your Youth Sports’ Leagues?

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Parents. I had no idea. I thought that Youth Sports were run by a town official or by the Athletic Director at the public school. How did I miss this fact? play slots online My curious self believes the answer lies in the fact that we lived overseas for many years and didn’t return to [...]

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Supplements to "Cure" Concussions – Don't believe the hype!

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

There’s credible on going research exploring benefits of omega-3 fats and brain health after concussion type injuries – a good thing for athletes. As usual the supplement industry is trying to capitalize on vulnerable athletes and their parents. Supplements  to cure concussions – it sounds too good to be true and it is! Athletic trainers [...]

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You Are Who Recruits You – D1/D2/D3?

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

play slots online I liked this article. Although there remain serious flaws in the recruiting process, Brad Winton of Athlete Web Solutions, reminds parents and athletes to be real about an athlete’s talent level. Sometimes a hard truth, but it pays off it the end.

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Recruiting Tips to Keep Your Athlete SAFE

October 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

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