Archive for December, 2010

Important thoughts for parents

Thursday, December 30th, 2010

With the hectic holiday season coming to a close and the New Year just around the corner, everyone starts to think about things they want to change.  Millions of New Year’s resolutions are made and broken in the first week of January.  Why not forgo the resolution this year and make a lifestyle change?  Meaning […]

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Ingredient #3 In building the Ultimate Athlete…Rest and Recovery

Sunday, December 12th, 2010

This final ingredient is usually the one that is not thought of and often left out. Every day I meet young athletes who want to get bigger and stronger so badly that they believe working out two times a day, everyday is the way to do it. Maybe their coaches tell them that they need […]

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Ingredient #2 in building the Ultimate Athlete…Nutrition

Monday, December 6th, 2010

       Although legally I cannot prescribe a diet to any of my young athletes, and unless you are a certified nutrtionalist, registered dietitian, or a doctor you should not prescribe a diet. I do feel it necessary that coaches, trainers, and parents have a basic understanding of the importance a balanced, healthy diet has on […]

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