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TRAINING YOUNG ATHLETES TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE

By Athletic Revolution

Do to the ultra competitiveness of youth sports today every parent and coach is always looking for ways to help their young athlete(s) get an edge over their competition. Unfortunately most trainers, parents, and coaches are trying to train their young athletes by mimicking the workouts of their professional idols. While the workouts that most […]

Coaching from the Sidelines?

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Title: Coaching from the Sidelines? Subtitle: Denial Rampant Among Sports Parents June 21, 2011- Matthews, NC- “Youth sports are big business selling big dreams. And, the denial runs deep among sports parents.”  At least, that’s the word from Aisha Sultan of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in an article that is garnering national attention. If your […]

Youth Fitness and Athletic Development

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Throughout the year I have written blogs and articles in our Newsletter or website on ideas and strategies when it comes to optimal athletic development and training programs for our youth, ages 6-18. I thought I would write a synopsis on everything that has been written. When training young athletes it is best to put […]

When should my child start lifting weights?

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This is a common question that is asked by most parents, that come through our doors here at Athletic Revolution Matthews. Last week the father of two girls, who partake in our “discovery” classes, was intrigued by the fact that I had his 8 and 9 year old girls doing kettle-bell dead-lifts. I explained to […]

The Making of a Good Coach part 3

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      This will be the last segment to my 3 part serious of making a good coach. If you have not read my first to articles you can read them here, PART I and PART 2. Before I start with my 3rd and final article, I want to say that there are many aspects to […]

Can a dentist help with your eyesight?

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     Question… would you go see a dentist if you were in need of some eyeglasses? After all a dentist is a Doctor. I’m pretty sure that I am safe by saying that all of us would seek out an Optometrist as opposed to a dentist if we were in need of some eyeglasses. So […]

MULTI DIRECTIONAL SPEED

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………THE KEY TO GAME CHANGING PERFORMANCE AND PROPER YOUTH ATHLETIC DEVELOPMENT       It is customary to see young athletes being taught and drilled on how to run as fast as possible in a straight line or using an external apparatus (tubing, parachutes, high-speed treadmills etc.). Although linear speed is crucial in sports, it should not […]

Charlotte’s Young Athletes Benefit from Nationally Recognized Fitness Center

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Charlotte Area Youth Fitness Program Profiled In Nationwide ‘Live Chat’ January 12, 2001: Matthew’s Athletic Revolution Training Center will be featured on a nationwide ‘Live Chat’ during a coast-to-coast broadcast in conjunction with leading newspapers including the Chicago Tribune and Los Angeles Times. Hosted by the Chicago Tribune, this country’s 8th largest daily newspaper, the […]

Important read for better health

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Well we’re 12 days into the New Year, and hopefully those resolutions are going strong!  I wanted to take a moment and touch base on something that I think everyone fails to do enough of-and that’s SLEEP!  I know, you have 26 hours worth of life to cram into a 24 hour day and of […]

Chipotle Turkey Chili Recipe

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Well it’s the 5th day of the New Year, how many resolutions have you broken or almost broken?  I just gave up making resolutions, made me feel too guilty when I didn’t keep them. I wanted to post the chili recipe I referred to in my last blog, it’s really good, quick and easy to […]