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11 Reasons Every High School Needs a Strength and Conditioning Program

This article was originally featured on PLT4M. PLT4M partners with over 800 high schools as an online strength and conditioning tool, delivering custo...

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...

10 Commandments for Great Weight Room Culture

This article was originally featured on PLT4M. PLT4M partners with over 800 high schools as an online strength and conditioning tool, delivering custo...

Why Wrestlers Make Awesome Football Players

John Madden once said he wished all his offensive linemen had a wrestling background.  For good reason. While the connection between football a...

Sleep: The Totally Legal P.E.D. Most Teen Athletes Totally Ignore

Sleep is one of the most overlooked ingredients in sports. I spent 13 years coaching at West Point and I saw firsthand the difference that proper s...

Want to Play Sports in College? Do This Right Now

So you've decided playing a sport in college is a major goal of yours. Congratulations! Having the desire to accomplish a goal like this has to sta...

New Study Reveals What Actually Makes Youth Sports Fun for Kids

A poll from the National Alliance of Youth Sports found 70 percent of U.S. kids stop playing organized sports by the age of 13. The No. 1 reason? ...

5 Tips to Combat 'Ego Lifting' and Build Legit Strength

Since you're already on this website, chances are I don't need to convince you of the value of heavy lifting. However, although strength training h...

8 Mistakes I Made Training Youth Athletes (And What I Did to Fix Them)

When I graduated from college, I was looking forward to moving back home and becoming an assistant soccer coach with my high school program. I was ...

LeBron Rails Against 'Out of Control' AAU Culture

LeBron James isn't a fan of modern Amateur Athletic Union basketball. The four-time NBA MVP, who's gotten the chance to witness current AAU culture...

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