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How to Feed a Teen Athlete, in Under 600 Words

Fueling an adolescent athlete can feel like a tall task. Here are the basics in under 600 words.  There is no "special diet plan" to achieve op...

Should American High Schools Have Nap Time?

Sleep is essential to maximizing your potential as a human. More sleep makes us smarter, more motivated, more charismatic, stronger, faster, more coor...

Are You a Teen Athlete Looking For an Edge? Try Eating Twice Before Lunch

Nutrition is a weapon. Most young athletes don't realize this. They put in the hard work—they lift, they run, they practice. But the reality is e...

Why High School Athletes Shouldn't Obsess Over the Number on The Scale

One of the most popular places to be in my weight room is around the scale. I have teen athletes checking every single day to see if they have "gai...

Hoping for Big Training Gains This Summer? Take Your Sleep Seriously

Summer is here. For many young athletes, that means the abolishment of a consistent bedtime. With school suddenly a non-factor in their routine,...